Egg less and butter less fruitcake.
Christmas month so #Foodiemonday #Bloghop #theme is cake.
Presenting a delicious soft fruitcake.
Fruitcake is a cake made with chopped candied or soaked dried fruits or nuts and spices.
Egg less, butter less and APF less super soft fruit cake. Everyone love it’s mild flavor of orange and spices. The cake is healthy too because of whole wheat flour and lots of dry fruits.
You don’t need overnight soaked dry fruits. Very easy to make yet super yummy.
Whole wheat flour/atta – 1 and 1/4 cup
Oil – 1/2 cup
Curd – 1/2 cup
Milk – 1/4 cup ( room temperature)
Vinegar – 1 tablespoon
Flax seed – 2 tablespoon ( dry roasted and powdered)
Orange zest – 1 teaspoon
Baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon
Sugar – 1 cup ( powdered)
Sugar – 3 teaspoon
Dry fruits -1 cup ( raisins, almonds and cashew nuts (chopped or broken into pieces), tutti fruity)
Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp (optional)
Cumin powder – a pinch
Nutmeg powder – a pinch
Or powder of 1-2 cloves
Cinnamon – a small stick powdered
Dry ginger – very small piece powdered
Cardamom – 1 powdered
Vanilla essence – 1 teaspoon
Boiling water – 1/2 cup
Some cherry and tutti fruity for spreading over the cake.
Take a pan and heat it, put 3 tsp sugar in the center, reduce flame to low. Don’t touch the pan or stir sugar.
When all the sugar has completely melted pour the boiling water into it and switch off the flame.
Mix the sugar and water well bring it back to boil and put all the dry fruits in it. Boil it for 5 – 6 minutes. Let it cool down.
Keep 3 tbsp flour aside and in the rest of the flour add baking powder, soda, spice powder and flax seed powder.
Mix vinegar to the milk and keep aside.
Beat the oil and sugar, add vanilla. Add curd, vinegar mixed milk. Fold in the flour mixture to it.
Add 3 tbsp flour to the soaked dry fruits and mix the remaining caramelized sugar water in the flour mixture.
Mix orange zest. Add the dry fruits in it and fold gently. Pour the batter into the greased baking pan and level the top.
Spread some tutti fruity and cherry ( you can add chopped cherry with the dry fruits in cake mixture too).
Bake in a preheated oven at 180° for 35-40 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.
Slice it when completely cool.
Enjoy the taste and aroma of egg less butter less fruitcake.