Monday, September 15, 2014

One bowl Eggelss Fruit and nut Cake

Fruit & Nut cake is a universal favorite.This is a hassle free, egg free and foolproof recipe.  All it takes is a single bowl to put in all your ingredients, mix it up and pop it in the oven. The result is a delicious, soft and flavorful fruit cake that can brighten up anyone's mood and will vanish from the plate in a matter of minutes.


  • 1 plus 3/4 Cup All purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Black Raisins
  • 1/4 Cup Tutti Fruity ( Candied Fruits)
  • 1/4 Cup chopped Cashew nuts
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius. Grease a baking pan and keep aside.
  • Combine sugar, butter,tutti fruity,water and black raisins in a pan. Bring to a boil on low heat  till sugar dissolves. Turn off flame and let the mixture cool. 

  • Mix in cashew pieces, lemon zest and vanilla extract. Reserve a few tutti fruity and cashew pieces to sprinkle on top.

  • In the above mixture, sift in flour, baking powder and baking soda.

  • Fold in the flour gently with a spatula. Do not over mix the batter.



  • Pour the cake batter into prepared tin and bake  at 180 degree Celsius for 35-40 minutes till the toothpick inserted out in center of cake comes out clean.     

  • Allow the cake to cool before taking it out of tin. 

  •  Cut into slices and serve.

Quick Tips

  • Allow the sugar syrup to cool down before proceeding with rest of the recipe.
  • You can add dry fruits of choice like chopped dates, golden raisins, prunes etc to the batter.

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