• Ingredients:
  • 8oz (200g) mixed fruit
  • 2 medium eggs (beaten)
  • 6oz (150g) brown sugar
  • 6oz (150g) self raising flour
  • 4oz (100g) margarine
  • 1 level teasp mixed spice
  • Pinch of salt

Easy Fruit Cake, 5.5 out of 10 based on 2402 ratings

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Easy Fruit Cake Recipe

Easy Fruit Cake Recipe








Easy Fruit Cake Recipe

Sharon of The Cake Recipe comments: ‘this is a really quick and easy fruit cake recipe, and has been baked by our family for many years.’


  • Place 8oz (200g) mixed fruit into a saucepan and cover with cold water
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Drain and keep in saucepan
  • Add margarine to the fruit and let it melt
  • Add beaten eggs, sugar, flour, mixed spice and a pinch of salt
  • Mix well
  • Pour into an 8 inch (20cm) tin, greased or lined (or equivalent loaf tin)
  • Bake at 170°C (340°C, gas mark 4) for approx 1 hour
  • Remove from tin and allow to cool on a baking rack
  • Serve with a hot cup of tea!

Author: Sylvia, 64, Lancashire

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