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Diabetic Fruit Cake

Diabetic Fruit Cake


1 kg Fruit Mix
1/2 Cup Walnuts, chopped
1/2 Cup Almonds, chopped
2 Cups Hot Tea
2 Cups Self Raising Flour
1 tsp Vanilla Essence
1 tsp Almond Essence
1 tsp Brandy or Rum Essence
1 tsp Caramel Essence


1. In a bowl, place fruit mix, walnuts and almonds and pour over hot tea.
2. Leave to soak for 12 to 24 hours.
3. Add self raising flour and essences. Mix well together.
4. Put into a lined greased tin.
5. Bake at 160°C for about an hour or until cooked. 

While this is called a 'Diabetic Fruit Cake', it tastes delicious and finds favour with everyone. 

Recipe by Margaret Turner - Mount Maunganui