Mum’s Healthy Fruitcake

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Aren’t mums the best? My Mum’s favourite morning snack for as long as I can remember has been a piece of healthy fruitcake, here is my gluten free version (paleo and vegan alternatives included)!

Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo

Serves 1 cake
Time 2 hours


  • 4 C mixed dried fruit, chopped (Mum uses the pre-made mix, but you can use your favourite or just use whatever you have in the pantry)
  • 2 C waterMum's Fruit Cake 2
  • 2 t ground cinnamon
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 2 C flour of choice (Mum likes wholemeal wheat, I like Buckwheat. Psyllium husk and quinoa flakes also work)
  • 2 t bicarb soda
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (use your favourite)


  1. Boil the fruit in the water for 5 mins and allow to cool.
  2. Add all other ingredients and combine well (may need a little extra water).
  3. Transfer to a greased ring-pan cake tin and bake for 75mins on 150degC.

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