Tropical Mango Fruit Cake

Tropical Mango Fruit Cake


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This fruit cake is pretty quick and easy and uses tinned mangoes and their juice. Sweet and just a bit spicy from cinnamon and nutmeg.


Serves: 12 

  • 450g tin mango slices, with juice
  • 400g mixed fruit
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:1hour5min  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

  1. Combine mango slices, juice, mixed fruit, rum and spices in a medium saucepan. Stir over low heat for 10 minutes or until hot. Remove from heat; cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 150 degrees C. Grease and flour a 20x10 cm loaf tin.
  3. Combine fruit mixture with egg and vanilla in a large bowl. Stir in the sifted flour and baking powder. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a wooden skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

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