Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake (+Video)

Christmas Fruit Cake is among the popular conventional Christmas unique fruit cake. The dish listed below is an eggless dish to make this incredible fruit cake for Christmas day.

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Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

Christmas fruit cake is conventional cake made with rum/brandy drenched dried fruitts and nuts and flour.Normally, eggs are utilized to kae this cake however in this dish I have actually made it eggless.

I constantly question why this cake is called Christmas Plum Cake as there are none of any plums in it. After googling I discovered that in the old days, the British fruitcake typically consists of as much as half of the dried fruit as its weight, which was described as “plumb” or “plum” thus provided the specific fruit cake its name.
It is popular in Kerala and typically ready with spices and caramel sauce that provides the cake thick deep brown color.

Christmas is simply around the corner and it suggests the baking season has actually shown up. If you are questioning how to make eggless fruit cake in the house and make your Christmas unique which too eggless, then this is the best location for you.

If you are uncertain what to bake on this Christmas day then don’t fret due to the fact that we are so thrilled to share this tasty eggless Christmas fruit cake dish with you. This cake dish is so easy that anybody can make it with terrific success. Do attempt our dish and let us understand how it ended up for you.

Components Required for Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

  • All-purpose flour: Plain flour or all-purpose flour is utilized to make this eggless Christmas fruit cake.
  • Brown sugar: Brown sugar includes that deep abundant brown color to the cake. You can likewise utilize regular granulated sugar also.
  • Baking powder and Baking Soda: Leavening Agents.
  • Spices: Ground ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg are used to add that extra spicy zing to the cake.
  • Apple juice and Brandy: To soak the dried fruits.
  • Dried fruits and Nuts: We have used walnuts, almonds, cashew nuts, raisins, sultanas, candied orange rind. You can use your choice of dried fruits and nuts.
  • Yogurt: To make the moist cake and replace the eggs.
  • Oil: I have used oil but you can add butter instead as well.

How to make Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

Step 1. Soak Dry Fruits-Chop all the dried fruits, and soak them in apple juice and brandy for at least a day before or for 2-3 hours.

Step 2. Preheat oven and make batter-Preheat the oven at 180 degrees and line and grease a 9″ cake tin with oil and dust with dry flour.

In a mixing bowl add all-purpose flour, spices, baking powder, baking soda, and sugar. Add in yogurt and oil. Now add dried fruits and nuts, stir gently to combine.

Step 3. Bake the cake-Pour it into the prepared pans and bake for 50 minutes or until golden at 180 degrees. Check with a toothpick inserted in the center. Cool the cake on a wire rack.

Drizzle icing glaze or sprinkle with icing sugar. Slice and serve.

Serving Suggestions and Storage

Serve the warm cake with a glass of wine, a cup of tea or coffee. This cake stays fresh at room temperature for a couple of days. You van likewise freeze it in freezer safe bags for upto a month or so. Thaw it colpletely and warm up in oven or MW before serving.

Pro Tips

  • Make sure to soak the dry fruits and nuts at least for 2-3 hours or a minimum of a day before.
  • Do not over or under mix the cake batter.
  • Preheat the oven before starting making the cake batter.
  • Use any of your favorite dry fruits and nuts for the cake.
  • You can utilize butter instead of oil.
  • To make the cake vegan, simply use any nondairy yogurt in the recipe.
  • You can omit brandy and soak the fruits in apple juice as well.
  • Cool the cake completely before adding icing glaze.
  • If your batter seems a bit dry include a few tablespoons of hot water.

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Eggless Christmas Fruit Cake

Sapana Behl

A popular Christmas special fruit cake. This is an eggless recipe to make this speactacular fruit cake for Christmas day.

Prep Time 10 mins

Cook Time 50 mins

Resting Time 1 d

Total Time 1 d 1 hr

Course Cakes

Cuisine British, Indian

Servings 10 People

Calories 261 kcal

  • 2 cups All-purpose flour +additional for dusting
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 cup whisked yogurt
  • 1/2 cup oil

For soaking

  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1/4 cup cashew nuts
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup sultanas
  • 2 tablespoon candied orange peel
  • Chop all the dried fruits, and soak them in apple juice and brandy for one day or atleast for 2-3 hours.

  • Preheat the oven at 180 degrees and line and grease a 9″ cake tin with oil and dust with dry flour.

  • In a mixing bowl add all-purpose flour, spices, baking powder, baking soda, and sugar.

  • Add in yogurt and oil.

  • Now add dried fruits and nuts, stir gently to combine.

  • Pour it into the prepared pans and bake for 50 minutes or until golden at 180 degrees.

  • Check with a toothpick inserted in the center. Cool the cake on a wire rack.

  • Drizzle icing glaze or sprinkle with icing sugar. Slice and serve.

  1. Make sure to soak the dry fruits and nuts at least for 2-3 hours or a minimum of a day before.
  2. Do not over or under mix the cake batter.
  3. Preheat the oven before starting to make the cake batter.
  4. Use any of your favorite dry fruits and nuts for the cake.
  5. You can use butter instead of oil.
  6. To make the cake vegan, simply use any non-dairy yogurt in the recipe.
  7. You can omit brandy and soak the fruits in apple juice as well.
  8. Cool the cake completely before adding icing glaze.
  9. If your batter seems a bit dry add a few tablespoons of hot water.
  10.  

Serving: 1sliceCalories: 261kcalCarbohydrates: 27.5gProtein: 3.3gFat: 15.8gSaturated Fat: 2.1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 141mgPotassium: 205mgFiber: 1.3gSugar: 19.4gCalcium: 74mgIron: 1mg

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This post was originally posted in 2013, since then I have actually updated the pictures and content for better engagement.

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Finest Regards,
Sapana Behl

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.