Eggless Fruit Coffee Cake Recipe

This fruit cake is an impressive delight to celebrate those special days. Relish the goodness of mixed fruits with this simple to bake cake recipe.
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Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time1 Hr 20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
DishSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Mixed fruits3 Cup (48 tbs) (not cherries or nuts)
 Sodium bicarbonate1 Teaspoon
 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butter1⁄4 Pound
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Strong coffee1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Cocoa1 Ounce (1 heaped tablespoon)
 Ground cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Ground ginger1 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Mixed spice1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Caramel1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 479 Calories from Fat 149

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.1%

Saturated Fat 10.4 g51.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.8 mg

Sodium 306.7 mg12.8%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.3%

Sugars 40.7 g

Protein 6 g12.7%

Vitamin A 13.7% Vitamin C 25.6%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 16.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large saucepan, combine the fruits with sugar and water and boil for 3 minutes.
2. Take pan off the heat and stir in the soda and butter.
3. Leave to stand overnight.
4. Grease an 9-inch round or square cake tin or a loaf pan with oil and line the bottom with greaseproof paper.
5. Preheat the oven to 350° F

MAKING
6. In a large mixing bowl, sift flour with spices, cocoa, spices and baking powder.
7. Stir in the coffee, caramel and water.
8. Add the cooked fruit mixture to the flour mixture along with chopped cherries and nuts.
9. Mix quickly and lightly, only enough to moisten.
10. Turn the mixture into the prepared pan and spread evenly with a spatula.
11. Place the tin in a pan of hot water and place in the hot oven.
12. Bake for about 1 hour.
13. Cover tin with wax paper and continue to bake for another 30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean and cake is well browned.
14. Remove and let the cake cool in the pan before inverting it onto a wire rack.

SERVING
15. Slice and serve the cake warm or cold, for breakfast or as a teatime snack.
16. You can wrap the cake in cling film and decorate it well. Include this fruit cake in your holiday gift hampers.
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