Fresh fruit cake

Fresh Fruit Cake

  • 170g self-raising flour (or 170g plain flour and 2tsp baking powder sifted together)
  • 170g butter (at room temperature)
  • 170g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cooking apple cored, peeled and sliced into thick slices (or a punnet of raspberries, strawberries or blueberries)


  1. Beat all the ingredients together with a mixer or wooden spoon
  2. Put half of the mixture at the bottom of a cake tin (pref. loose bottomed)
  3. Lay the fruit on top
  4. Blob over the rest of the cake mixture
  5. Bake at 180 deg C for approx. 45 minutes
  6. Leave to cool for around 10 minutes before turning out of the tin
  7. Eat sliced as a cake or as a pudding with custard or ice-cream

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