Fruit Cake


  • Dried fruit (50 gm raisins, 50 gm cranberries, 50 gm apricots)
  • 125 gm butter
  • 150 gm castor sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 80 ml warm milk
  • Lemon zest from 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 170 gm all purpose flour
  • 50 gm ground almond
  • 50 gm chopped pistachios

Method –

  1. Add raisins, cranberries and apricots in a bowl. Mix 1-2 tbsp of flour so that it coats the dry fruits. Sieve the excess flour and set aside
  2. Mix the butter with an electric beater for a minute
  3. Add the sugar and mix it for another minute
  4. Add the eggs one after another mixing well so that it absorbs into the butter
  5. Add the lemon zest and mix well
  6. Add milk and mix well
  7. Sieve flour, salt and baking powder over the wet mixture
  8. Combine well with a spatula
  9. Add the ground almond and chopped pistachios and mix well
  10. Add the dry fruits and incorporate into the mixture
  11. Pour this mixture into a pan and bake at 190°C for 30 minutes

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