Christmas

Christmas fruit cakes to enjoy this festive season

December is here which means it's time for fruit cake. There's something so festive about fruit, soaked or boiled and baked into a delectable cake.
three-in-one mix fruit cake

When it comes to festive baking you really can’t go past a deliciously plump fruit cake. There are so many variations of the fruit cake, with the only real stapels being that it must be cake and filled with loads of dried fruit mix.

While a lot of families will have their own classic recipe that Nanna used to make, we’ve collated our collection of to help you choose a new one to become your new family classic.

Peruse the whole collection and see what takes your fancy. From light, to dark, gluten-free, boozey to chocolate or nut filled there’s something to suit any preference⁠.

Looking for a great way to use your leftover fruit cake? or is it puddings you’re after? If it’s too hot for fruit cake or pudding this year why not try one of our Christmas ice-cream cakes.

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Three-in-one Christmas cake fruit mix

Three-in-one Christmas cake fruit mix

It’s time to soak your fruit if you want to make a Christmas pudding this year.

three-in-one mix fruit cake

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Three-in-one mix fruit cake

Three-in-one mix fruit cake

It’s time to soak your fruit if you want to make a Christmas cake this year.

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Ginger beer fruit cake

Ginger beer fruit cake

Upgrade your classic Christmas fruit cake with our ginger beer soaked fruit mix. You will need to start soaking the fruit mix 3-7 days ahead.

Boiled fruit cake

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Best-ever Christmas fruit cake

Best-ever Christmas fruit cake

No Christmas would be complete without a deliciously plump fruit cake. Let that dried fruit soak up all the butter and sherry flavours. Yum!

gluten-free Christmas fruit cake

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Gluten-free christmas fruit cake

Gluten-free christmas fruit cake

rich eggless boiled fruit cakes

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Rich eggless boiled fruit cakes

Rich eggless boiled fruit cakes

Pumpkin fruit cake

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Pumpkin fruit cake

Pumpkin fruit cake

rich fruit cake

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Rich fruit cake

Rich fruit cake

FRUIT CAKE Cream Parfaits

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Fruit cake cream parfaits

Fruit cake cream parfaits

ECONOMICAL BOILED FRUIT CAKE

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Economical boiled fruit cake

Economical boiled fruit cake

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Rich chocolate fruit cake

Rich chocolate fruit cake

This decadent cake is packed full of the goodness of cherries, raisins and sultanas, then coated in a rich, dark chocolate frosting to create this divine dessert that’s worthy of any celebration.

Boiled whisky fruit cake

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Boiled whisky fruit cake

Boiled whisky fruit cake

HONEY BEER FRUIT CAKE

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Honey beer fruit cake

Plump with fruit, this traditional cake is wonderful served with a pot of hot tea.

rich hazelnut fruit cake

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Rich hazelnut fruit cake

Rich hazelnut fruit cake

delectably rich fruit cake

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Delectably rich fruit cake

Delectably rich fruit cake

It is all in the title; delectable, rich and to add more, delicious and moorish. A great Christmas recipe.

fruit cake 'n' eggnog cheesecake

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Fruit cake and eggnog cheesecake

Fruit cake and eggnog cheesecake

With a fruitcake base, creamy cheesecake filling and fruit topping drizzled with toffee, this Christmas dessert is a wonderfully decadent treat.

boiled fruit and nut cake

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Boiled fruit and nut cake

Boiled fruit and nut cake

Stunning and simple, this fruit cake tastes just like Christmas.

BOILED BRANDIED APRICOT FRUIT CAKE

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Boiled brandied apricot fruit cake

Boiled brandied apricot fruit cake

Plump with fruit, this delicious apricot fruit cake is perfect with your morning or afternoon cuppa.

Light and dark fruit cake

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Light and dark fruit cake

Light and dark fruit cake

RUM AND CITRUS FRUIT CAKE

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Rum and citrus fruit cake

Rum and citrus fruit cake

chocolate fruit cake

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Chocolate fruit cake

Chocolate fruit cake

FRUIT SALAD CAKE

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Fruit salad cake

Fruit salad cake

pineapple and carrot fruit cake

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Pineapple and carrot fruit cake

Pineapple and carrot fruit cake

processor fruit cake

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Processor fruit cake

Processor fruit cake

festivefruitandnutcake

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Festive fruit and nut cake

Festive fruit and nut cake

Drizzled in a toffee syrup and plump with fruit and nuts, this cake will be the centrepiece of your Christmas table.

IRISH PUDDING Cake

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Irish fruit cake

Irish fruit cake

This fruit cake is a traditional Irish favourite. Perfect for Christmas, it uses Irish whiskey to get an authentic Irish Christmas pudding flavour.

SPICY APPLE AND CURRANT YOGHURT CAKE

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Spiced fruit and yoghurt cake

Spiced fruit and yoghurt cake

The mixed spice gives a unique aromatic element to this cake, which is kept deliciously moist with the addition of yoghurt.

allergy-free spicy fruit cake

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Allergy-free spicy fruit cake

Allergy-free spicy fruit cake

Gluten-free and dairy-free, the flavours and textures of this cake will not disappoint.

Easy melt-and-mix fruit cake

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Easy melt-and-mix fruit cake

Easy melt-and-mix fruit cake

Rich, dense fruit cake is a real treat to the connoisseur, and this easy melt-and-mix recipe make turning out a winner almost effortless.

glacé fruit cake

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Glacé fruit cake

Glacé fruit cake

buttery light fruit cake with almond crumble

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Buttery light fruit cake with almond crumble

Buttery light fruit cake with almond crumble

A crunchy almond topping makes this delicious Christmas fruit cake different from the rest. Perfect served with a pot of hot tea.

Light Fruitcake

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Light fruitcake

Light fruit cake

A smaller amount of mixed fruit results a lighter, but equally delicious fruitcake. A generous slosh of sherry has still been added though, so there’s no need to fret.

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