Mum's Christmas Boiled Pineapple Fruit Cake Recipe

Author: villaget   Date Posted:4 December 2013 

Mum has been making this for years...and even if your not a fruit cake fan you will love this one! Mum's Christmas Boil Fruit Cake


  • 1 x 450g tin Golden Circle crushed pineapple with juice
  • 125 grams margarine
  • 375 grams mixed fruit
  • 1 pack glace cherries cut in halves
  • 1 C white sugar
  • 1 tsp. mixed spice
  • 1 tsp. bi carb soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 C self raising flour
  • 1 C plain flour
  • 2 lightly beaten eggs
  • Secret ingredient - 1 dessert spoon of Marmalade


1. Add the first 7 ingredients + marmalade to a saucepan and boil on stove top for 10 minutes.

2. Allow to completely cool

3. Add sifted flour and salt to eggs and combine with other ingredients

4. Place in a square or round 18cm tin, lined with baking paper

5. Cook for 1hr on 160 degrees (fan forced)

6. Test with a skewer - make sure it comes out clean!

7. Leave in the tin until completely cooled

8. Store in an air tight container.