Light Fruit Cake

  • 250g Whitworths Mixed Fruit
  • 125ml skimmed milk
  • 115g unsalted butter, softened
  • 115g golden caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1tsp mixed spice
  • 1tsp baking powder

Ready… Steady… Bake…

  • Preheat your oven to 140°C/120°C Fan/Gas Mark 3, then grease a 23cm x 13cm loaf tin.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy, then whisk in the eggs one by one.
  • Fold in the flour and baking powder then add the cinnamon, mixed spice and milk stirring until smooth.
  • Gently fold in the fruit then spoon the mixture into the tin.
  • Level the top with a spoon then bake for 60 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre.
  • Leave to cool in the tin for at least half an hour before turning out to cool completely on a cooling rack.
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  • 15 mins
  • 1 hour
  • Makes 10