Summer Fruitcake

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
1 hr

This is a versatile recipe for a cake that will surely become a family favorite! The thick cake batter is loaded with the summer fruit of your choice-plums, peaches, berries or a combination. It's topped with cinnamon sugar which melts into the cake as it rises up enveloping the fruit during baking. Sumptuous!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the butter and sugar until well blended. Add the eggs one at a time. Mix in the lemon juice (or vanilla). In a seperate bowl or on a sheet of wax paper easure out the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Add gradually to the mixing bowl until all is incorporated.
  2. Grease the pan. A 9 inch springform works best.
  3. Spoon batter into bottom of pan and spread out until even.
  4. Place fruit in a decorative pattern on top pf batter. Mix & match the fruit if you like just make sure there is enough to cover the top of the cake with little batter showing through. It is nice to create a design which will subtly show through.
  5. Mix remaining sugar and cinnamon. Spoon over fruit as evenly as possible.
  6. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees on the center rack. Remove from oven, loosen sides and let cool for 30 minutes.