Real Jamaican Fruit Cake Recipe


  Yield: 12 to 16 Slices


  ½ lb butter (2 sticks)

  1 ¼ cups dark brown sugar

  5 large eggs

  1 cup all-purpose flour

  1 cup plain breadcrumbs

1 tbsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt 4 tsp Real Jamaican Mixed Spice

3 cup(s) Real Jamaican Soaked Fruits

Directions: Preheat the oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit and prepare a 10-inch baking pan by using a pan liner and greasing the sides. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in eggs one at a time. Combine flour, baking powder, breadcrumbs, Real Jamaican Mixed Spice, salt and mix well.

Fold the flour mixture into the creamed mixture alternately with Real Jamaican Soaked Fruits. Scrape batter into a greased and lined 325 cm (10 inch) baking tin. Bake in the preheated oven for about 2 hours, until a toothpick in the middle comes out clean. Cool cake(s) in pan for 15 minutes.

Tips For Baking

*For darker cake add more browning. *Cover cake tin with foil and place a pan with boiling water at the bottom of the oven to steam cake. * For the best tasting cake, brush cake with rum, brandy or sweet wine. Cover with plastic to seal in moisture for a few days. This will allow cake to age. *Serve with Butter Rum Sauce , vanilla, rum and raisin ice cream or frost with royal icing. Discover more at

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