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Mum's Pumpkin Fruit Cake

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This is one of my darling mothers special recipes there are not too many people who dislike this cake you can use any combination of fruit. It is light but very moist and keeps quite well. Try to a nice orange pumpkin to gives a beaut color. ENJOY:)


Serves: 12

  • 9 ounces softened butter
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup beaten pumpkin (cold)
  • 18 ounces mixed fruit
  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sifted self-rising flour
  • ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice


Mum's Pumpkin Fruit Cake is a community recipe submitted by SuzzetaH and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 180° C, grease and line a 21 cm round cake tin.
  • Cream softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add two eggs beat in add vanilla essence
  • Add mashed pumpkin
  • Mix in, when pumpkin is mixed in slowly add mixed fruit in batches
  • Add mixed sifted flour and spice (slowly), combine
  • At this stage cake should be fairly stiff but still have a creamy texture
  • Spoon into cake tin
  • Bake for 90 minutes approximately or until a golden brown and firm to touch.
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