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#8 - LET'S EAT - XMAS FRUIT CAKE RECIPE

  • Enough of the research and reading - lets tuck into a healthy Xmas cake recipe...
  • Ingredients:
    -   1kg mixed dried fruit
    -   1 cup of milk
    -   1 cup of orange or pineapple juice
    -   2 cups self raising flour
        (can use gluten free or coconut flour but may need to adjust liquid content)
    -   1 cup of almond flakes
    -   1 teaspoon of ginger powder
    -   1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
    -   1 teaspoon of mixed spice
  • Method:
    • 1.
      Soak the dried fruit in the fruit juice or some brandy or rum (overnight or for 1-2 weeks) or simply pour some over cake after baking
    • 2.
      Pre-heat oven to 170 deg C
    • 3.
      Sift the flour and spices together, add to the dried fruit
    • 4.
      Add all other ingredients, and mix well
    • 5.
      Line a 20-23cm baking tin with baking paper, spoon in mixture, level out top gently
    • 6.
      Bake for 1-1.25 hr or until skewer comes out clean
  • Enjoy with loved ones!
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