Gluten Free Fruit Cake Recipe

by Becky | Posted in Cakes

This Gluten Free Fruit Cake recipe is a tasty, Coeliac-friendly take on the classic fruit cake recipe.

gluten free fruit cake

Ingredients – What do you need?

  • 225g gluten free self raising flour
  • pinch salt
  • 110g butter
  • 110g castor sugar
  • 170g mixed luxury dried fruit
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 tbs milk

Instructions – What do you do?

  1. Mix flour and salt and rub in butter until like breadcrumbs.
  2. Stir in sugar and fruit.
  3. Beat eggs together and milk
  4. Add to flour and mix well to a soft dough
  5. Put into a greased 7 inch cake tin.
  6. Bake 180c gas 4 for 50 minutes.

Different cake variations

There are several variations that you can make to my gluten free fruit cake recipe, see below:

Lemon and Sultanas

  • 170g sultanas and grated rind of lemon.
  • Can top with lemon icing.

Orange and spice

  • Add 1 tsp mixed spice and rind of an orange.
  • Can top with Orange icing.


  • Add 85g chopped dates.

Chocolate chips

  • Add 85g chocolate chips.

If you enjoyed my gluten free fruit cake recipe, then check out my gluten free Welsh Griddle cakes.

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