During Christmas season, we have so much going on with pastry. Baking and frying here and there . Isn’t that amazing?  This season in Africa is very important. We cook and bake for Christmas preparation. In Cameroon we bake and fry heaps of chin-chin which is famous at christmas season. Today i thought of christmas fruit cake, since the season is the reason.

It’s Christmas season. A fabulous fruit cake like this is worth my time. I gathered assorted dried fruits and dried nuts to make a beautiful and colourful combination of a very delicious and attractive goodness. Very fluffy and it just melt in the mouth like an ice. Tantalizing!! isnt it ?? Yummiliecious! Delicious you name it …

My dried fruits are apricots, cranberries, dates, hassle nuts. I wanted a light fruit cake. I have always love light druit cake. I am very selective wirh my fruits . I select those i love best and put together.


  1. Mixed dried fruits and nuts
  2. 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  3. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  4. 3 large eggs
  5. 1/2 tspn vanill a extract
  6. 1/2 cup almond meal
  7. 1/2 teaspion salt
  8. 1 cup milk
  9. 2 cup flour


  • Preheat your oven 350 degree F 180 degree c
  • Grease your baking pan with baking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl or mixer , mix your butter for 2-3 mins then add 1/2 cup granulated sugar or icing sugar and mix properly.
  • Crack 3 large egg and add one at a time in your mixture and mix properly.
  • Add 1/2 tspn vanilla extract .
  • In a different bowl sieve 2 cups of baking powder with 1/2 cup almond meal + 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Pour into your mixer as nd add a cup of milk and mix properly.
  • Put in the oven and let it bakefor an hour . (60 – 70 mins)
  • When tested with skewer removed and let cold down completly.

This cake is very delicious and super moist. Very attractive and yummy. Try this recipe this christmas season.



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