Chocolate Fruit Overload Winter Cake

Chocolate Fruit Overload Winter Cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 30

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 75

Ingredients

Serves 5

  • Plain flour 1 & 3/4 cup

  • Cocoa powder 1/4 cup

  • Instant coffee powder 1 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1 tablespoon

  • Baking soda 1 teaspoon

  • Milk powder 1 cup

  • Brown sugar 1 cup

  • Full fat milk 1 cup

  • Melted butter 1 cup

  • Mixed tutti-fruity 1/4 cup

  • Chopped cashewnuts 2 tablespoons

  • Chopped almonds 2 tablespoons

  • Chopped black raisins 2 tablespoons

  • Golden raisins 2 tablespoons

  • Chopped Candied Pineapple 1 slice

  • Chopped, deseeded, dates 8-10

  • Chopped cherries 5-6

  • Plain flour 1 tablespoon to coat dry fruits

  • Orange juice 1/2 cup

  • Mixed fruit or vanilla essence 1 tablespoon

Directions

  • 01

    Soak all chopped fruits and nuts in orange juice for 30 minutes, except for tutti-fruity

  • 02

    Strain and coat the above fruits in tablespoon of plain flour.

  • 03

    Sift together the dry ingredients, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and soda, coffee powder and sift twice.

  • 04

    In a bowl mix the wet ingredients, milk, butter, fruit essence, sugar and mix everything

  • 05

    Add milk powder to this liquid mix and beat well to combine

  • 06

    Now add in the flour mixture and fold gently

  • 07

    In this add the dry fruits and fold everything again.

  • 08

    Pour in an 8 inch round tin or in moulds like I have used here.

  • 09

    Bake in a preheated oven @140C for 45-50 minutes

  • 10

    Once done cool over a wire rack before serving.

  • 11

    Relish this warm and soft winter cake with friends and family at any time of the day

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