Cake with Candied Fruits (Cake aux Fruits Confits)



IMG_5732A Cake for an afternoon with friends.

Serves 10


  • 160g of soft butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 125 of granulated white sugar
  • 250g of plain flour
  • 8g of baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 50g of candied fruits
  • 100g of dried raisins
  • 1 orange juice


  1. Grease a cake pan and set aside.
  2. Pour the dried raisins in a bowl with the juice of one orange and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl add the soft butter and the eggs, (one at a time) and whisk until the dough becomes completely blended.
  4. Add the sugar and continue to whisk, the dough becomes smooth.
  5. Add the flour, the baking powder and the pinch of salt and mix until the dough becomes homogeneous.
  6. Remove the dried raisins  from the bowl and roll into a plate with a few flour, proceed the same way for the candied fruits.
  7. Add the dried raisins and the candied fruits into the dough and mix gently with a spatula.
  8. Preheat the oven at 180 C.
  9. Pour the dough into the cake pan and bake for 60 minutes, when the cake is golden or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean; remove  the cake from the oven and allow to cool for 30 minutes.

This cake is soft and unctuous.

Bon Appetit.

4 thoughts on “Cake with Candied Fruits (Cake aux Fruits Confits)

  1. Le cake de ma mère ( Allah yarhamha) ,je ne le fais plus,les garçons enlèvent les fruits confits et les raisins secs…tu imagines un cake aux fruits …sans fruits !!!! Grrrrrrrrrrrr !!!!

    • Mes bonhommes font la meme chose 😉 ils ont des genes en commun, l’assiette est remplie de petits fruits confits mais je continue a en faire quand meme. Avoue que c’est bon un petit cake aux fruits confits …

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