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Rich Fruit Loaf Recipe

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Rich Fruit Loaf - Glutafin gluten free recipes

A fantastic gluten free rich fruit cake which is easy to make and delicious to eat over the Christmas holidays!

Preparation time:
10 minutes

Cooking time:
150 minutes

Oven temperature: 140'C/ 275'F
1 loaf


225g/8oz butter
225g/8oz soft brown sugar
1 tablespoon black treacle
5 eggs
255g/9oz Glutafin multipurpose mix (white or fibre)
1 teaspoon ground mixed spice
1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
50g/2oz ground almonds
Rind of 1 lemon
Rind of 1 orange
75g/3oz glazed cherries chopped
175g/6oz raisins
250g/9oz sultanas
350g/12oz currants
100g/4oz chopped mixed peel
2 tablespoons brandy
2 tablespoons of orange juice


1. Cream the butter & sugar till light and fluffy.
2. Beat the treacle and eggs, adding a little flour at a time to stop it curdling.
3. Mix all the other ingredients into the creamed mix then stir in the brandy and orange juice.
4. Place into a lined cake tin (Size approx 8.5 inches X 4.5 Inches) and bake for Approx 2.5 hours at 140'C/275'F.
Testing with a skewer before removing.

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