Fruitcake: Light, Delicious and Affordable Cake


Globally, fruitcake is popular; in Australia, Bahamas, France, Canada, Germany and Ireland are some of the country’s fruitcake lover. Every country has different variation and technique and mostly served during holidays like Christmas and New Year.

Fruitcake is a cake that simply has different kinds of candied fruit and some has nuts, dried fruits and spices. In addition to that, it is soaked in spirits or distilled beverages.

I won’t keep you waiting, here are the ingredients.


3 cups coarsely chopped Brazil nuts or other nuts (walnuts, pecans or hazelnuts)
1 pound pitted dates, coarsely chopped
1 cup halved maraschino cherries
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3 eggs
1 tsp. Vanilla extract


Combine nuts, dates and cherries in a large bowl.
Add flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.
Mix completely until both mixtures combine together.
Beat eggs until foamy in a small bowl.
Add vanilla.
Fold into nut mixture and mix completely.
Pour into a grease and parchment paper-lined 9-in. loaf pan.
Bake at 300° for about 1-2 hours or until a toothpick inserted to the center comes out clean.
Let it cool for about 15 minutes before removing from pan.
Serve with red wine.

It is easy to prepare and cook, your fruitcake will fit for 24 persons. Share it and indulge to this delicious recipe. Likewise, your fruit cake can be soaked in spirits if you want some kick in your fruitcake.

Comment below if you have some recipe to share, maybe I will make your recipe on the list and published in my blog. Happy eating to everyone!!!

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