A touch of Christmas Cheer - Mini Fruit Cakes

Written by: Dianne Edmonds Posted on 01 Dec 2011 0

Mini Fruit Cakes (makes 24)

750g mixed dried fruit
1 x 440g tin crushed pineapple
1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup caster sugar

Combine mixed fruit, pineapple, water and caster sugar in large saucepan.
Bring to boil stirring constantly. Boil for 3 minutes, remove from heat and cool.

1 1/2 cups plain flour
1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
1 teaspoon bi-carb soda
1 tablespoon mixed spice

Sift into cooled fruit mixture.

1 tablespoon mixed spice
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1/3 cup fruit juice (100%)

Add eggs and juice. Stir until just combined. Spoon into muffin tins and cook at 160C for 45 minutes. Remove from tins and allow to cool.


For the perfect homemade gift.

Just wrap your fruit cakes in a piece of cellophane with some of your favourite ribbon and add your own personal touch – it’s a simple way to say “Merry Christmas” with a

Sunita Chaudhari 4/12/2013 8:22:15 PM Very Nice post and attractive gift idea.... I like it. I use to do buy online fruit cakes as its time saving.very informative post about fruit cakes. cakes looks yummy.thanks for sharing this.
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