Basic Butter Fruit Cake
Serves 8 • Prep 10 mins • Cooking 35 mins
This recipe is a really fantastic staple to add to your baking line up. You can fold in any seasonal fruits, and add complimentary spices too.
What you’ll need
250g butter, softened
1 cup caster sugar
4 eggs at room temperature
1 ⅔ cups The Healthy Baker Plain Flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup fruit
Preheat oven to 180C and grease and line a 24cm springform cake tin.
Cream the butter and sugar together in an electric mixer until pale and fluffy.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition.
Sift the flour and baking powder together then fold this through the butter mixture.
Finally, fold through the fruit and spoon into prepared cake tin, smoothing the top.
Bake for 35 minutes or until the sides of the cake are just pulling away from the tin and a skewer comes out clean.
Let cool in the tin for five minutes then turn out to cool completely on a wire rack.
Dust with icing sugar and serve.