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Everyone’s Favorite Fruit Cake Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Bushra Waheed


  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 200 gm butter
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup asharfi
  • 1/4 cup raisin
  • 1/4 cup black currant
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange peel
  • a pinch of Yellow food color


  • Preheat oven on 180 degree C.
  • Grease a 8 inch cake pan or mold and set aside.
  • Take a large bowl, cream butter with sugar.
  • Stir in the vanilla essence.
  • Now add eggs.
  • In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Slightly add flour mixture into egg mixture.
  • Stir in the lemon juice, orange peel, black currant, raisin, ashrafi and food color.
  • Pour this mixture into the prepared baking pan.
  • Top with nuts (optional).
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Let it cool completely and cut into slices. Fruit Cake is ready to serve. ENJOY!!


Serve with Tea or Coffee.