Delicious fruit cake

Delicious fruit cake slices on a plate

This our recipe is delicious and alternative, light and fresh fruit cake, ideal to serve with iced tea on a Summer afternoon with friends.

Category: Cakes, Recipes
Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time: 20 m
Cook Time: 30 m
Total Time: 50 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 3 eggs
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) softened margarine
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) dried grapes
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) walnut kernels
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) almonds in shell
  • 130 grams (4 2/3 ounces) candied cherries
  • 2 tablespoons Port wine


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 3/4 x 4 1/3-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the margarine with the sugar until obtain a creamy mixture. Add the eggs and the Port wine and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous mixture.
  3. In a bowl, mix the candied cherries, a tablespoon flour, the dried grapes, the walnuts and the almonds. Add this mixture to the dough and fold with the help of a spatula.
  4. Pour the dough into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  5. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold. Let cool to room temperature and serve.
Delicious fruit cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
Calories 360
Total Fat 20 g(31%)
Saturated Fat 2.5 g(13%)
Cholesterol 55 mg(18%)
Sodium 125 mg(5%)
Total Carbohydrate 41 g(14%)
Protein 7 g

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