Small Rich Fruit Cake Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time6 Hr 0 Min
Ready In6 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings20
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Butter1 Pound
 Brown sugar1 Pound
 Currants1 Pound
 Seeded raisins1 Pound
 Sultana raisins1 Pound
 Mixed peel1⁄2 Pound
 Glace cherries1⁄2 Pound
 Slivered almonds1⁄4 Pound
 Orange1 , rind grated and juice extracted
 Soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Flour4 Cup (64 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 588 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.8%

Saturated Fat 12.4 g62.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 112.2 mg

Sodium 49.9 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g21.9%

Sugars 61.1 g

Protein 8 g15.7%

Vitamin A 13.5% Vitamin C 47.9%

Calcium 8.2% Iron 15.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven at 225 degrees.

2) In a bowl, add butter and sugar to whip up.
3) Add eggs to beat in, one by one.
4) Stir in 3 cups of flour and the soda.
5) Dredge fruit in flour and fold into the flour mixture along with remaining 1 cup of flour.
6) Add the dry mixture to the creamed mixture.
7) Fold in nuts.
8) Use largest fruit cake pan 8 x 8 x 3 inches to line with several thicknesses of brown paper, greasing the top layer of paper.
9) Pour in batter and place inside oven to bake for 5 to 6 hours until a golden brown.
10) Allow the cake to cool before removing from pan.

11) Serve the cake by adding your choice of icing, if desired.