Sunday, October 16, 2011

Dry Fruit Cake


Ingredients:
Plain flour: 3 cup
light brown sugar: 2 1/4 cup
Egg: 5 nos
Salt: 1/4 tsp
Veg Oil: 11/4 cup
Baking powder: 3 tsp
Baking soda: 1/2 tsp 
Orange juice: 1/4 cup
Vanilla essence: 1/2 tsp
Pineapple essence: 1/4 tsp
Dates chopped:1/4 cup
Cashew nut chopped: 2 tbsp
Raisin: 3 tbsp 
Tutti frutti: 3 tbsp
Cherry: 3 tbsp


Spice powder
Cinnamon stick: 2 nos
Clove: 2 nos
Cardamom: 6 nos
Fennel seed: 1/2 tsp

Method
Grind all the spices together and keep aside. Sieve together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.  In a bowl, beat eggs with a electric beater, add vanilla essence and pineapple essence. When it turns smooth add sugar, beat well. Pour oil and mix. Add the flour and spice powders, pour orange juice. Beat with a wooden stick (do not over beat and always beat to one direction only) till the batter turns to a ribbon consistency.


Finally add tutti frutti, cherry, raisin, cashew and dates and mix well . Preheat the oven to 170 degree C. Grease the pan with oil and sprinkle with flour. Pour the mixture to the baking tray and bake for about 45-50 minutes. Insert a skewer into the center, if its come out clean, Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack for cooling.

24 comments:

  1. Lovely home made cake..wish to have a bite!!

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  2. delicious addition of orange juice looks wonderful

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  3. What a soft and moist looking cake. Looks yummy.


    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Soft and delicious cake..Nannayitundu..

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  5. nicely done.Flavourful with the addition of spice powder.

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  6. wow delicious cake,sure it must be tasty too...

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  7. wow healthy dry fruit cake looking yum
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  8. looks so fluffy and delicious, perfectly made.

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  9. love it dear! and looks awesome too!

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  10. That cake loooks lovely and I think it will taste just as festive during this festival season. Jaisy you should send that as an entry to one of the events of the month.

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  11. This looks really delicious..I should try this as soon as possible.thanks for the recipe dear..Following your blog straight away..If you have time Check out my blog too..

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  12. perfect cake!!! one piece please:-)

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  13. loved the cake full of flavors...looks perfect

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  14. First time here,glad to follow you.Please do drop at my space.Cake looks so soft and spongy.

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  15. dry fruit cake simply looks amazing. u have done it so perfectly...just like the ones we buy from shops..yumm...

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  16. This looks simply great. Moist and fluffy. Amazing.

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  17. Looks so good! This must have gone very well with tea also!

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  18. The cake looks simply inviting.

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  19. OMG! love this moist and spongy cake...loaded with dry fruits.

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  20. looks great! perfect for the holiday season!

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  21. wow such soft n delicious cake,luks yum...

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