Moist Christmas Cake (no added sugar or fat)

Recipe by Keencook
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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line base and sides of 20cm squared cake tin with paper.
  • Place mixed fruit, apricots, undrained pineapple, orange juice and spice in a saucepan.
  • Bring slowly to boil, simmer uncovered 2-3 minutes, remove from heat.
  • Cover and allow to cool.
  • Stir egg yolks (optional) and soda into fruit mixture.
  • Whip egg whites stiffly in large bowl.
  • Fold in fruit mixture, then fold in flour, making a firm mixture.
  • Spread into cake tin, bake in moderate oven (160c) for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Cover the hot cake with foil and allow to cool in the pan.
  • On special occasions, you may decorate the top with glace cherries and a few almonds.
  • Take care- all nuts have a high fat content.
  • The pineapple can be replaced by 3/4 cup water and 1 cup mashed pumpkin.
  • or 3/4 cup water and 1 cup pureed pie apricots Add the pumpkin or apricots after the fruit mixture has cooled.
  • The water is added to the dried fruit so it can be boiled.
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