3 Ingredient Fruit Cake Best Recipe Ever

It’s quick and easy, moist and delicious and this is the famous blue ribbon, prize winning 3 Ingredient Fruit Cake that is legendary. Be sure to watch the video tutorial now.

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Can you believe you can make the most moist and delicious, easy breezy fruit cake with only 3 simple ingredients? This has been a huge smash and you are going to love the results.

This is a CWA (Country Women’s Association) Prize Winning Blue Ribbon Recipe and it’s legendary!

Whilst the recipe calls for Black Tea, you can substitute with Iced Coffee, Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Chocolate Milk for example. Many have also said they have substituted with  Pineapple Juice or crushed Pineapple.

Even Marmalade has been used successfully. It is a matter of playing around with ingredients to get the desired result.

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3 Ingredient Fruit Cake Recipe Video

Click Play above to watch Wendy from Wendy’s Kitchen make this legendary, easy 3 Ingredient Fruit Cake ^

Our facebook page received lots of comments when we popped this recipe up. Here’s what Sheryll said ..

I made this as a Christmas Cake and added the traditional spices and some blanched almonds to make it more “luxe”. 

I chose pineapple juice instead of tea and swapped a little of the dried fruit for crushed pineapple for extra moistness as we are soggy cake people. Even my non-fruit cake hubby thought it was delicious” – Sheryll USA

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How To Make 3 Ingredient Fruit Cake 

    • 1 kg mixed fruit 
    • 3 cups black tea
    • 3 cups self-raising flour

Preheat oven to 125 C. Soak fruit in tea overnight. Stir flour into soaked fruit and mix well. Add more tea if the mixture is too dry. It is quite a thick mixture but sometimes the fruit really absorbs the liquid and it is hard to dampen the flour.

Spoon mixture into a 22cm lined cake tin. Bake for 2½ hours or until cooked through. Remove and leave to cool. Wrap in tin foil or place in an airtight container. Keeps for a month.

Another way to present your Fruit Pudding is in truffle form, and decorated. These are bite-size and how cute do they look! You can find the details on the Milk and Honey Site here

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