Pecan Cinnamon Spiced Fruit Cake

by | Nov 6, 2015 | 0 comments

A beautiful christmas cake that is super quick and easy to whip up. The beautiful fragrant spices just waft through the whole house when cooking, it smells absolutely delicious!

Yields1 ServingDifficultyBeginner
 3 1/2 cups Mixed dried fruit (oil and preservative free) I used, cherries, raisons, Changing Habits dates, figs, apricots, currants, goji berries and cranberries.
 2 tbsp vanilla essence
 Zest and Juice of 1 orange
 1/3 cup Coconut Oil
 5 organic eggs
 1 cup almond meal
 1 cup mixed nuts (i used almonds, brazil and pecans + extra pecans for garnishing the top)
 Optional Add Ins: ginger, turmeric, all spice, Changing Habits Cacao Melts, espresso shots to taste etc.
1

Preheat the oven to 170C. Grease and line a spring form cake tin.

2

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until combined.

3

Pour into the cake tin and top with the pecans decoratively.

4

Cover the top with alfoil and bake for 40 minutes.

5

Remove the alfoil from the top of the cake and bake for a further 15-20 minutes or until cooked through yet still moist.

6

Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

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Ingredients

 3 1/2 cups Mixed dried fruit (oil and preservative free) I used, cherries, raisons, Changing Habits dates, figs, apricots, currants, goji berries and cranberries.
 2 tbsp vanilla essence
 Zest and Juice of 1 orange
 1/3 cup Coconut Oil
 5 organic eggs
 1 cup almond meal
 1 cup mixed nuts (i used almonds, brazil and pecans + extra pecans for garnishing the top)
 Optional Add Ins: ginger, turmeric, all spice, Changing Habits Cacao Melts, espresso shots to taste etc.

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 170C. Grease and line a spring form cake tin.

2

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until combined.

3

Pour into the cake tin and top with the pecans decoratively.

4

Cover the top with alfoil and bake for 40 minutes.

5

Remove the alfoil from the top of the cake and bake for a further 15-20 minutes or until cooked through yet still moist.

6

Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

Pecan Cinnamon Spiced Fruit Cake
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