Wheat gluten free farmhouse cake

    2 hours 55 min

    I have basically used the recipe from the Mrs Crimbles® website but I have tweaked it a bit. This recipe is really very nice, the cake is soft and moist and keeps well.


    Norfolk, England, UK
    5 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 70g mixed fruit
    • 30g glace cherries, halved
    • 50ml hot black tea
    • 1 packet Mrs Crimbles® cake and muffin mix
    • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
    • 1 egg
    • 50ml cold water
    • 70g margarine, melted
    • 1 tablespoon black treacle

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:2hr soaking  ›  Ready in:2hr55min 

    1. Soak the mixed fruit and glace cherries in the hot black tea for 2 hours.
    2. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease and line a 900g loaf tin with baking parchment.
    3. Put the packet of Mrs Crimbles® cake mix in a small bowl, mix in the spice. Add the egg, cold water, melted margarine and treacle. Whisk until smooth, about 1 minute. Add the fruit and tea and mix well. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and cool before serving.

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