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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

  • 255 grams softened butter
  • 375 millilitres sugar
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 250 millilitres beaten pumpkin (cold)
  • 510 grams mixed fruit
  • 250 millilitres sifted all-purpose flour
  • 250 millilitres sifted self-raising flour
  • ¼ teaspoon mixed 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.
  • Tell us what you think