Fruit cake

2014-11-14
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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This fruit cake is perfect for a Summer day! It’s simple, fresh and with the fruit aroma this cake is ideal to serve with a iced tea!

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • Juice of one orange
  • 1 peach
  • 1 apple
  • 3 pineapple slices
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) dark brown sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (25 x 10 centimeters / (9 3/4 x 4 inches) with margarine and sprinkle with flour.

    Step 2


    1. Peel the apple and the peach. Cut the apple, peach and the pineapple slices into pieces and drizzle with some lemon juice to not oxidize; set aside.

    Step 3


    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until a homogeneous mixture. Pour the orange juice and mix for 1 to 2 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a creamy mixture. Finally, add the fruit and fold with a spatula.

    Step 4


    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 5


    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

Fruit cake | Food From Portugal
Fruit cake | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 140
 
Total Fat: 2 g(3%)

 
Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)
 
Cholesterol: 90 mg(30%)
 
Sodium: 75 mg(3%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 28 g(9%)
 
Protein: 5 g
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