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Rich fruit cake

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Rich fruit cake
Perfect with a cup of tea, this rich fruit cake is packed with flavour and makes an ideal afternoon treat.
Serves
12
Prep
20 minutes
Cook
1.5 hours
Each 97g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion)
KCal
184
Carbs
25.2g
Fibre
2.5g
Protein
4.1g
Fat
6.9g
Saturates
0.7g
Sugars
14.3g
Salt
0.18g
Ingredients

Ingredients

75g sultanas
100g raisins
25g candied peel
100ml boiling water
1 banana, mashed
2 eggs, beaten
75ml rapeseed oil
1 courgette, grated
1 apple, grated
1 carrot, finely grated
150g wholemeal flour
1 tsp baking powder
3 tsp mixed spice
6 glacé cherries, halved
20g whole, blanched almonds
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Method

Method

Recipe tips
  • You could easily make this cake with gluten-free flour, but you may need to add an extra 50ml liquid, depending on the type of flour you choose.
  • Any dried fruits work well – prunes, apricots, currants or mixed fruit.
  • Once cooked, you can drizzle with 1 tsp runny honey, if preferred.
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