Sugar-free Christmas Cake

Sugar-free Christmas Cake

Kathleen DeLuca
Seriously? Sugar-free? You heard that right. Not everything around the holidays has to put you in a coma.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cooling Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Sweet Tooth
Servings 16 Servings
Calories 245 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1.4 lbs. dried fruits chopped (dates, raisins, apricots, figs)
  • 1 orange peeled
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 4 ½ oz. coconut oil melted
  • 3 ½  oz. whole meal spelt flour
  • ½ cup almonds

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 300°F.
  • Combine your choice of dried fruits in a large mixing bowl.
  • Meanwhile add the eggs, orange juice, vanilla extract and spices into a blender and blitz until smooth.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the top of the dried fruit, add the melted coconut oil and mix well to combine. Now add in the flour and baking soda and mix again.
  • Line a 7.5 inch baking tin with baking paper and spoon in the cake mix.
  • Decorate the top with almonds and bake for 80 minutes or until a wooden skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove the cake from the oven, place on a wire cooling rack and allow to cool completely before serving.
Keyword almonds, orange, Raisin