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How to make simple fruit Cake in microwave oven

Updated on June 21, 2013

Fruit cake

Microwave oven with convection is the best for making baked dishes.

Cakes can be made in different methods.Adding dry fruits make the cake tastier.Here is an easy way of making fruit cake. Two steps are involved in the making of this fruit cake. One is cooking the dried fruits,sugar,along with ghee over a stove and the other is baking in convection mode.

3.3 stars from 11 ratings of fruit cake


  • dates - 1/4 kg, (chopped)
  • Raisins, Cachewnuts ,tooty frooty-1/4 kg, (chopped)
  • Refined flour -2 cups
  • Sugar -1 cup
  • Butter -3/4 cup
  • Egg - 2
  • Baking powder -1tsp
  • Soda powder -1tsp
  • Water -1cup

Method of preparation.

  • Remove the seeds from the dates,cut into small pieces . Crush the cashew nuts, and mix with Raisins, tooty frooty and dates..
  • Take 1/2 cup sugar and caramelize half of the sugar . Pour two cup water , remaining sugar , fruits,ghee, Into the syrup & cook in slow flame for 20 minutes,
  • Let the mixture cool .
  • After cooling add soda powder. Let the mixture rest for 5 minutes. Then add Refined flour And mix in one direction.
  • Beat egg well and add the beaten eggs to the mixture .
  • Preheat the or microwave oven.Place the tray in the oven. Time it to 45 min.
    Bake the mixture in convection mode 200 degree Celsius for 45 minutes.
  • When the timer is ready stick a toothpick into the cake to make sure the insides are not liquid. if it is add 10 more minutes.

fruit cake is ready to serve.
fruit cake is ready to serve. | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 1 hour 15 min
Ready in: 1 hour 25 min
Yields: 20


  1. Any chopped dry fruits can be added.Chopped cherry fruits can be used instead of tooty frooty. Dried orange peel is also give a pleasant smell to this cake.If it is available add this along with dried fruits.

Microwave oven

Through my experiences with the oven in the baking field I can tell that Samsung microwave oven with convection is the best for making cakes.It is available in eBay


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      devisree 3 years ago from India

      Thanks DDE for your great response.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      How to make simple fruit Cake in microwave oven great idea for making a cake if one doesn't have an oven.

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      devisree 4 years ago from India

      Hi PurvisBobbi44,

      Thanks for going through my hub.Try the cake and let me know. Happy hubing ...

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      PurvisBobbi44 4 years ago from Florida


      This recipe looks great I will try this one for sure. Thanks for sharing it. I voted awesome, interesting and useful. And posted it to my FaceBook.

      Have a great day.

      Bobbi Purvis