Fruitcake Without Peel

Fruitcake Without Peel

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This is a Christmas fruitcake for folks who don't like glace peel or citron. If you prefer you can subsitute chopped pecans for walnuts. It doesn't need to age.

Eleanor Johnson

Serves: 16 

  • 3 cups dates, pitted and chopped
  • 3 cups glace pineapple chunks
  • 3 cups red and green glace cherries
  • 8 cups walnut halves
  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dark golden syrup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:2hours15min  ›  Ready in:2hours40min 

  1. Grease a ring tin and line with waxed paper.
  2. Mix fruits and nuts in a large bowl.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl.
  4. Mix eggs, golden syrup, sugar and oil in a medium size bowl. Gradually beat in dry ingredients. Pour over fruit mixture and mix. Firmly pack into tin.
  5. Bake at 140 degree C about 2 hours and 15 minutes, or until top appears dry. Cool in tin.

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