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Bake-a-thon 2014: Day 11 Bake of the Day: 90 Minute Fruit Cake Christmas is just 1 day away. If you didn't make a fruitcake and think you don't have time to make it, think again. This 90 minute fruitcake is just for you. Instead of making loaves or round shaped fruitcakes, these mini bundt cakes are very easy to put together and taste almost like the regular fruitcake. Last year I made an eggless Christmas Fruitcake that involved soaking in the dry fruit and nuts in orange juice or some kind of alcohol for at least 1 day or more...


Servings

12 muffin

Total time

50 minutes

Cuisines

American

Courses

Sweets


Ingredients

  • 1½ cups all purpose flour
  • can sweetened condensed milk
  • can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 cup Dry fruit
  • can sweetened condensed milk
  • can sweetened condensed milk

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease the wells of the bundt cake pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder, salt and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Add the flour and stir to combine. Stir in pineapple, dry fruit, nuts and candied cherries (if using).
  5. Divide the batter evenly between the wells of the prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 15~18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  7. Transfer the pan to a wire rack and cool for 5 minutes before turning the cakes out onto the rack to cool completely.
  8. Once cooled, sift some confectioners sugar or drizzle a simple sugar glaze on top. Enjoy!!