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Boiled Pineapple Fruit Cake Recipe


Traditional, old style fruit cake. basic ingredients, easy to prepare and delicious to eat. Enjoy a slice with you next cup of coffee or tea with your get together with friends. Thank you Ann from Victoria for this fruit cake recipe.




  • 1 x 450g Can Crushed Pineapple
  • 375g Mixed Fruit
  • 1 Teaspoon Mixed Spices
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1 Cup Plain Flour
  • 125g Butter
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Bicarbonate Soda
  • 1 Cup Self Raising Flour
  • 2 Beaten Eggs



  1. Boil the first eight ingredients in a saucepan for 10 minutes.
  2. Allow to cool.
  3. Add sifted plain flour and eggs.
  4. Place mixture is a deep 180mm tin lined with greased, grease proof paper.
  5. Cook for one hour at 160° C.
  6. Test with skewer to see if cooked.
  7. When cooked, leave in tin for five minutes then turn on a rack to cool.
  8. Store in an air tight container. 




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