Dec 17, 2013

Eggless Fruit Cake / Eggless Fruit Cake


Christmas is all about fruit cakes..Delicious, fruity, rich cakes will make your christmas so special. I already have a chocolate plum cake recipe in this blog which is tried by many of you. But now, I am getting many request from you all to post a new fruit cake recipe..



How can i ignore your request, so i made a eggless plum cake which turned out so soft and fluffy. I also made a microwave plum cake recipe for those who dont have a oven which i will post soon. I hope you will try this and let me know how it turned out.


Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooling Time : 30 mins
Baking Time : 40 to 45 mins
Makes - 10 to 12 generous slices

Ingredients:

Raisans - 100 grams
Dates - 100 grams chopped
Nuts - 1/2 cup chopped finely (Cashews, Walnuts, Almonds)
Tutti Fruity - 1/2 cup (Mixed colour)
Water - 1 1/2 cup
Orange Juice - 1/2 cup
Vegetable Oil or Melted Butter - 1/2 cup
Orange Zest - 2 tblspn
Vanilla Essence - 2 tsp

Dry Ingredients:
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 3/4 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Baking Soda - 1 tsp
Cinnamon powder / Pattai podi - 1 tsp
Cardamom powder / Yelakai podi - 1 tsp
Cloves - 1/4 tsp powdered
Salt - 1/2 tsp

Method:
 
Grease a bundt pan with oil, sprinkle with flour and dust it all over the pan and tap off the excess. Set aside till use.

Take raisan, dates, tutti fruity, water in a sauce pan. heat it up and simmer for 8 to 10 mins.

Take it off the heat, add in orange juice, oil, vanilla essence, orange zest and mix well. Remove it off the heat and allow it to cool down.

Preheat the oven to 170 Degree C / 350 Degree F.

Now take all the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well. 

Pour the cooled fruit mix over the dry ingredients and mix well.

Pour this batter in the prepared pan and bake it for 40 to 45 mins.

Remove it from oven and let it cool down for 20 mins, now invert the cake to a cooling rack and let it cool completely.

Slice and Serve.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients

First prepare a pan, spread oil all over the pan

Sprinkle with flour

Dust it evenly
Now make the batter, take dry fruits in a saucepan

Add some water

Put it over stove

Bring it to boil

Simmer for 8 to 10 mins

Add orange juice

Now add melted butter or oil

Add orange zest

a splash of vanilla

Mix that well and let it cool completely..
Now mix the dry ingredients, take flour in a bowl

Add sugar

Add in the spice powders

Add in baking soda and salt

mix that well

now the mix is cooled

add the fruit mix

mix well

Pour the batter in

bake it

Serve

22 comments:

  1. Good one! Will try this out for Christmas

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  2. Simply lavish and marvelous looking cake. Wonderfully prepared.
    Deepa

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  3. Hi,

    Can this cake be baked using pressure cooker, if not pls post one which can be baked using cooker, i have no oven at present.

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  4. how can i PIN this recipe ?

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  5. @Anonymous This is my pinterest profile, you can pin it from there
    http://www.pinterest.com/aarthisatheesh/

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  6. @swa yogI am sure about it swa yog. But I will post a separate recipe soon

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  7. Thanks for the pinterest link

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  8. Hi Aarthi,

    Which oven did you bake it in?
    Can you please share the name of the brand and the model,I'm planning to buy a microwave very soon.

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  9. @Shabeen I baked thise, in my mom's place. I baked it in Koryo OTG oven. And in my house i use morohy richards 40 liter OTG oven.

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  10. Plz mentioned the grams of the ingredients

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  11. The cake looks delicious Aarthi. And the preparation photos make this cake look so easy. Great work. I have always stuck to the Eggless Fruit Cake recipe which doesn't include any rum as well. It's time to move on to this recipe of yours now.

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  12. Hi aarthi,can u tell me how to cook ths receipe by oressure cooker method.Thank you and god bless.

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  13. @mekalacheck this link
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/search/label/Pressure%20Cooker%20Baking

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  14. Can i skip raisins and tutty fruity..? Thn should i chnag measurement of other ingredients

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  15. @LoVeLy AsHyes u can..increase other fruits amount

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  16. akkaaaaaaa oru doubtu!! can i use d caramel which yu mentioned in rum fruit cake,by soaking the dry fruits in orange juice as followd in tat recipe..but i wana try tat in dis recipe instead of water here..how can i get succeed here..whethr it ll work akka??

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  17. Hi Art hi
    Luv ur blog
    Thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipes
    I n planning to make this cake for Christmas I just want to know if I can use whole wheat flour in this recipe and also can I make this in regular cake moulds.
    Thanks a ton

    Shaheen

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  18. Hi Arthi
    Luv ur blog
    Thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipes
    I m planning to make this cake for Christmas I just want to know if I can use whole wheat flour in this recipe and also can I make this in regular cake moulds.
    Thanks a ton

    Shaheen

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  19. @Shaheenif u use wheat flour, it wil turn our hard and dense..yes u can use normal mould..

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  20. WHAT. HAPPENED. TO. THE. NUTS!!!!!

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