Fruit cake recipes (612)

    From traditional fruit cakes to a boiled fruit cake and more, we have loads of tried and tested recipes to choose from. Perfect for everything from afternoon tea to a snack, to a rich wedding or Christmas cake.

    Top fruit cake recipes

     
    133 reviews
     
    1hr15min

    An quick and easy fruit cake for tea time. Best eaten fresh.

    Recipe by: Tessaann

     
    118 reviews
     
    1hr15min

    A recipe that has been handed down through my family - a very nice cake to have when you want to sit down on the couch with a cup of tea. Beats bought cakes any day!

    Recipe by: Cheeky_cook

     
    5 reviews
     
    2hr

    Most rich fruit cakes are high in fat and added sugar, but this one is an exception. It's relatively low in fat, and depends mainly on dried fruits soaked in apple juice for natural sweetness. Decorated with nuts, and glacé and crystallised fruits, it makes a healthy cake that would be festive enough for Christmas.

    Recipe by: Azmina Govindji

     
    84 reviews
     
    1hr50min

    This is a Northern Ireland recipe given to me by my mum many years ago! You don't boil the cake, just the ingredients before you bake it.

    Recipe by: WIGAN

     
    11 reviews
     
    2hr30min

    This moist, fruit-rich cake is so packed with flavour that you will not notice it has none of the fat of traditional recipes. Makes a great base for a Christmas or wedding cake - decorate as you like.

    Recipe by: Brenda Houghton

    Recipe videos: Fruit cakes

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      Gluten free banana cake
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      Redcurrant meringue cake
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      Strawberry buttercream Swiss roll
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      Yeasted plum cake
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      Amazing Christmas cake
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      Semolina almond orange cake
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