Moist Fruit and Pecan Cake

Moist Fruit and Pecan Cake


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About this recipe: This dairy-free fruit cake is packed full of flavour. It's made with mashed bananas, crushed pineapple and cherries, warmly spiced with cinnamon and dotted with pecans.


Serves: 1 23 or 26 tube cake

  • 320ml vegetable oil
  • 600g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 260g tinned crushed pineapple with juice
  • 450g mashed bananas
  • 115g chopped pecans
  • 375g plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 250g cocktail cherries (optional)

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr55min 

  1. Grease and flour a 23 or 26cm tube cake tin. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Mix together oil, sugar, eggs, pineapple, bananas, pecans, flour, vanilla, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, salt and cherries, if using. Pour into prepared tin.
  3. Bake for about 1 1/2 hours at 180 C / Gas 4.

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