Dads Accidental Fruitcake

Total Time
1hr 21mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 1 hr 21 mins

My Dad loves to make fruitcake, one day he accidently used a tin of fruit salad instead of pineapple and the result was fantastic!! Its the only way we make fruitcake from that day onwards.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil mixed fruit, fruit salad, sugar, butter and spice for 5 minutes.
  2. Take off the boil and add the bi carb soda, mix well and leave to cool.
  3. Add egg, flours and salt, mix and place in cake tin and into the oven at 140c for 1 1/2hrs.


Most Helpful

There is no quantity for the butter you mention in the directions.... I'd like to try this recipe. Could you clarify please?

nicky-l-g October 07, 2008

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