Fruit and nut cake

Fruit and Nut Cake
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Hello fellow bakers 🙂

How about a Fruit and nut cake recipe today!!

Having baked enough of chocolate inspired cakes lately, I made this awesome fruity treat for my family over the weekend. It’s got loads of nuts and fruits baked in a vanilla sponge cake.

This is a self inspired recipe created after salivating over a tin of Delmonte Fruit Cocktail!
Fruit and Nut Cake
 
Fruit and Nut Cake
 
Fruit and nut cake

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Fruit and nut cake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups curd(room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • few drops of almond essence
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil(I used canola oil)
  • 1 tin drained fruits from Delmonte fruit cocktail
  • Handfull of dried cranberries and strawberries
  • 3/4 cup chopped mixed nuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees and grease & dust a standard bundt cake tin.
  2. Now sift the maida with the fruits and nuts. Keep aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the curd with the sugar till it dissolves.
  4. Add baking soda and powder to the curd mix and wait for 5 minutes or till bubbles appear.
  5. Now add the oil and almond essence, followed by the maida mix. Fold gently.
  6. Bake for an hour or till skewer inserted in it comes out clean.
  7. Let cool for 15-20 minutes before inverting on a serving plate.
http://theloveofcakes.com/fruit-and-nut-cake/
 
Fruit and Nut Cake
 
Fruit and Nut Cake
 
I inverted mine on this new Hot Pink cake stand that I had brought recently 😀
You can decorate it futher with some colourful fruits and nuts or feast on this cake directly. Enjoy the awesomeness of this Fruit and nut cake!
 
Fruit and Nut Cake

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1 Comment

  1. wanna try this soon.. Any suggestions on the nuts that should be avoided and added…

    I love the cake stand… Perfect girlie color…

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