Jamaican Fruit Cake Recipe
Jamaican Fruit Cake Recipe!
The preparation is definitely not as difficult to make as you might have initially thought. The recipe uses standard cake ingredients.
The fruits, which consist of raisins, cherries, papaya, dates, prunes and any other dried fruits, are prepared either by boiling in wine or soaked in the wine for at least 3 weeks.
Butter and sugar are creamed till the mixture becomes light and fluffy. Next, eggs, rum
and vanilla are added to the mixture, while beating continuously.
this mixture, the prepared fruit mixtures, red wine, a small amount of
rum (optional) and molasses are added.
flour mixture is then folded into this mixture, and mixed properly to
make the cake batter.
The mixture is then baked in greased baking dishes
on medium high heat till it is properly baked, and a pick comes out
clean when inserted.
Additional wine or rum can also be brushed onto the cake as needed to keep it moist.
This fruit cake is a delicacy at Christmas time in Jamaica. No Christmas in Jamaica is the same without fruit cake and sorrel!
Courtesy of international recipes.net, here's one of it's simplest recipe.
- 3 cups flour
- 3 cups sugar (brown)
- 2 cups butter
- 3 tsp. baking powder
- 1 dozen eggs.
- 1/2 lb. mixed fruits
- 1/2 lb. raisins
- 2 tbsp. rum
- 1/2 c. wine
- 1/2 c. molasses
- 1 tbsp. vanilla
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. mixed spice
- Cream butter and sugar.
- Beat eggs thoroughly...
- add to the creamed butter and sugar.
- Add flour 1 cup at a time (sift flour).
- Add baking powder and salt.
- Stir in fruits, mixed spice, vanilla, rum, wine and molasses until you get a smooth paste.
- Bake 350 degrees.
Give it a shot!
By the way, can I tell you that my sister is the best Jamaican cook ever?
I may be a bit prejudiced but I honestly think that she at least rivals the best anywhere, in or outside of Jamaica.
That cake above, by the way, was her handy work. You can see the post on this page
. It was in in response to one of our fans.
Back to Top
Pages Related To Jamaican Fruit Cake Recipe
Maps of World.com
Didn't find exactly what you were looking for?
Do a quick search of the entire site.
Return to Food From Jamaica from Jamaican Fruit Cake Recipe
Return to Homepage from Jamaican Fruit Cake Recipe
Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/myislandjamaica
Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/myislandjamaica
Thanks For Reading!
Like What You Just Read?
Please join me in my effort to share the beauty and uniqueness of Jamaica with the world. You can do so by sharing this insightful narrative on the social media of your choice and ask others to do the same (BELOW).
We have a cherry list of top Jamaican companies that might be able to help you. Please click here to see them, our preferred partners and site sponsors.
Top Of Page
Get Exclusive Updates & Tips!
You are also welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica!
I'll Gift You A FREE COPY of my eBook, 101 Intriguing Facts About Jamaica - just for subscribing!
Just enter your email & name below: