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Diabetic Fruit Cake

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No eggs, no butter........must be good for you!


Serves: serves 20 slices

  • 2⅕ pounds dried fruit
  • 6 teaspoons instant coffee
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger or mixed spice
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ cup sherry or port (optional)
  • 3 cups self raising whole wheat flour


Diabetic Fruit Cake is a community recipe submitted by cake_eater and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a large bowl place fruit, coffee, spices, water and port or sherry, if using Leave overnight or longer.
  • Add the sifted flour 1 cup at a time, stirring well after each addition.
  • Divide between 2 papered log tins.
  • Bake at 190C or 170C fan forced for approx 50 minutes. When a skewer is inserted in the centre comes out clean,stand in the tin for 5 minutes, then cool on a rack.
  • If using the port or sherry reduce water by 1/2 cup. When cold this cake mat be wrapped and frozen.
  • Additional Information

    Enjoy a SMALL slice now and then.

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