Boiled Fruit and Nut Cake
Boiled Fruit and Nut Cake

Boiled Fruit and Nut Cake

September 28, 2016

Both Mr McNally senior, founder of NUTTELEX Food Products, and his son Ian agreed that this cake is one of their favourites. For people with a food allergy or intolerance be sure to check the label on each ingredient carefully for any relevant allergen declaration or allergens in the full ingredients list.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Yields: 4 Serves


1/2 cup NUTTELEX

1/2 cup sultanas

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup raisins, roughly chopped

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

3/4 cup water

1/2 cup self–raising flour

1/2 cup plain flour

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp each of mixed spice and nutmeg

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

2 eggs, well beaten

Health Tip:

Grate whole nutmeg on the finest section of a grater for a fresh flavour.


1Place NUTTELEX, sultanas, sugar, raisins, walnuts and water in a saucepan and bring to boil, stirring well. Remove from heat and cool.

2Sift flour and spices together and put to one side.

3Add bicarbonate of soda to fruit mixture and stir.

4Mix in beaten eggs then flour and spices.

5Pour into greased and lined 20cm cake tin and bake at 170°C for 30–40 minutes, or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.

6Cool in tin for 5minutes before turning out on a cake rack.