Sunday, July 20, 2014

EGG FREE FRUIT CAKE




This holiday season why not give this fruit cake a try by whipping one that is egg free and alcohol free. Just follow the simple directions and you'll have the best Egg Free Fruit Cake.

If you're looking for Egg Free Fruit Cake, this recipe is ideal for people who  prefer a lighter version. It's quicker and does not involve soaking of the mixed fruit for days or months but tasted as delicious as the traditional fruit cake.

For those who are allergic to dairy, replace yogurt with  soy milk, unsweetened apple sauce or pureed tofu.

EGG FREE FRUIT CAKE
Serves   :    6-7

1 1/4  cup plain flour
1/4  cup corn flour
1/2 cup melted butter or oil
3/4 cup  fine sugar/powdered sugar
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup yogurt
1/2 cup mixed fruit
2 tablespoon raisin
4  red/green glace cherries  sliced
1 tsp vanilla extract



METHOD

Preheat oven @ 180 C and lightly grease your baking pan.

Beat melted butter with sugar until well mixed.

Whisk together yogurt  and baking soda. You will some bubbles appear on top.  Leave for 5 minutes.

Sift together both flour with baking powder and salt into mixing bowl.

Combine mixed fruit and glace cherries with 2 tsp flour, keep aside.

Now mix together flour mixture with wet ingredients, add the vanilla extract.

Fold  in mixed fruit and glace cherries. Stir to mix.

Pour mixture into prepared pan, bake for 40-50  minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean @ 180 C.

Leave in pan for 10 minutes before inverting the cake onto rack to cool.



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20 comments:

traditionallymodernfood said...

Egg free cake, yummy so moist

Sangeetha Priya said...

delicious fruit cake!!!

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Perfectly done !

Julie said...

looks soft n delicious

Guru Uru said...

My mum loves fruit cake but is against eggy smell - this is perfect for her :D

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru

Ramya Venkateswaran said...

yummy fruit cake

Rafeeda AR said...

delicious looking cake...

Nandita SS said...

This looks divine. I am book marking this :)

Veena Theagarajan said...

looks so rich and dense.. So tasty

easyfoodsmith said...

It has been ages since I had a fruit cake. I remember my dad buying it from the local bakery for me coz he and I were the only ones who used to like it. Your post brought some lovely memories and thanks for the recipe :)

Leena Chandrashekar said...

cake looks very moist and spongy..yumm

sushma Mallya said...

WOW...that slice looks so perfect...would love to try it :)

Winnie said...

I love fruit-cakes, but never tried without eggs.
It looks delicious!! :)

Katherines Corner said...

looks yummy! I hope you share at my Thursday Blog Hop ( you can start linking tonight at 8PM MST). Hugs!

Katerina said...

Fruity and fluffy! I love this cake!

Cynthia Landrie said...

I've never thought of myself as a fan of fruitcake but yours looks really good. I think I'll give it a try. Thank you for linking at the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. Hope to see you again next week.

Katherines Corner said...

I used to love fruit cake when I was a little girl. This brings fond memories. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop xo

Joanne T Ferguson said...

G'day! Looks great! Egg-free is a bonus for me!
Viewed as part of Pretty Pintastic Party #13
Cheers! Joanne

Laura@Baking in Pyjamas said...

I love fruit cake, this version looks great! Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again. Have a great day!!

Laura@Baking in Pyjamas said...

I love fruit cake, this version looks great! Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again. Have a great day!!