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Vegan Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

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Vegan Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe
Christmas fruitcake photo by Getty Images / Burke/Triolo Productions
I know fruit cake always gets a bad reputation - but I LOVE the stuff and look forward to eating it every Christmas! Why not make your own vegan fruit cake to share with friends and neighbors this holiday season? This vegan fruit cake recipe is simple and easy to prepare, and is courtesy of Ener-G Foods.

See also: More vegan desserts


  • 2 tsp egg replacer
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup vegan margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 ounces candied fruit mix
  • 1 1/4 cup water or orange juice
  • 1 3/5 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp allspice


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Briefly whip the Egg Replacer in 4 tablespoons water until fluffy.

Place vegan margarine, sugar, dried fruit, whipped Egg Replacer and 1-1/4 cup water (or orange juice) in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and allow cooling for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and allspice together. Mix in boiled mixture and transfer to a greased loaf tin or a greased 8inch diameter cake tin.

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool in tin.

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Vegan fruitcake!, Guest Mukund

i tried this for New Year's Day and it is simple, easy and so GOOD even a Caveman can do it. My cake is not as pretty as Jolinda's but, I bet it was far superior in flavor and taste! Must try recipe & thank you Jolinda.

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