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Podcast: Grandmas Boiled Fruit Cake

Pod Cast: Grandmas Boiled Fruit Cake

Adapting Grandmas Boiled Fruit Cake recipe was surprisingly easily. I swapped the butter for pumpkin, subbed Gluten Free flours for the Wheat flour and left out the sugar. I thought one can of pineapple and a packet of mixed fruit would suffice and an extra cup of sugar wasn’t really required (no wonder Granddad had diabetes!). This cake bakes for a long time… a really long time, but it’s worth the wait. Grandmas Boiled Fruit Cake is moist, slightly fruity and wonderfully nostalgic. It’s not firm or hard like a boxed fruit cake is (you can find  a firmer recipe in my eBook ‘Mummy Made.It A Healthy Christmas’; it’s soft and melts in your mouth. Grandmas Boiled Fruit Cake is easy to make and tastes like Christmas past.


Show Notes

Link to Grandas Boiled Fruit Cake recipe

Link to recipe Video on Facebook

Link to recipe Video on YouTube

Link to purchase my ‘Healthy Christmas recipe eBook


2 Comments to Podcast: Grandmas Boiled Fruit Cake

  1. Lisa, I cannot wait to try this! For me, fruitcake always brings memories of one of my maternal aunts who could NOT let the Holiday pass without giving EVERYONE a small store bought fruitcake. Over the years she tried them from various stores and finally found one she liked (more cake than fruit). I grew up eating a slice each year and thinking about how to tweak them to make them better (definitely more fruit than flour LOL), but as the years have passed I have developed an intolerance to gluten and to lactose (unfortunately my granddaughter, now 11 years old, also has the same intolerances), AND THEN YOU CAME ALONG 😉 Thank you for sharing your Grandma’s boiled fruitcake recipe, and thank you for tweaking it to fit OUR dietary needs. I can have fruitcake for Christmas again 🙂 AND maybe my granddaughter will give it a try, like it, and carry it on, too 🙂 MERRY CHRISTMAS LISA ! …..

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