Quick and Easy

Quick and easy French-style fresh fruit cake

Nici Wickes' mum shares her take on a French-style fruit cake, inspired by a recipe from French Wine Harvest by Rosi Hanson. It's quick, easy and only needs a handful of ingredients. It also happens to be dairy-free!
Quick and easy French-style fresh fruit cake



1.Preheat oven to 200°C fan bake. Line a 20cm springform tin with baking paper.
2.In a mixer, beat the eggs and sugar until pale and creamy. Stir in the sifted flour and baking powder, then the oil.
3.Cut the fruit into bite-sized chunks. If using apples, peel them. Fold the fruit into the batter. Scrape into the tin and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
4.When cool, remove from the tin and serve either warm or cold with fresh cream or crème fraîche.
  • This cake rises quite a bit, so you can try bake it in a larger tin, say 22cm. – This cake just happens to be dairy-free too!

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