Sugar-Free Fruit Cake

Yes, you read the title correctly….a SUGAR FREE FRUIT CAKE! A sugar-free cake! As in a cake without creamed butter and sugar. A cake without a cup or two of that brown or white powdered stuff. Lol. Yes! Yes! And yes!

This cake is so simple that you can share the making process with your little ones (if you have any). Or simply impress guests with your skills by whipping up a cake for brunch or dessert in 30mins! They won’t be able to tell if you’re a newbie or a professional chef.

Prep time: 10mins

Total time: 45mins

Yield: 1 small cake

Category: Dessert


1 cup Medjool dates, chopped

1 cup prunes, chopped

1 cup. raisins

1 cup unsweetened orange juice 

1 cup. enriched flour

1 cup almond nuts, chopped

1 stick  (4 ounces or 1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted

2 eggs

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. vanilla

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp.  cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg


Preheat oven at 325F/177C. 

Beat eggs and vanilla together in a large bowl. 

Combine dates, prunes and raisins with warmed orange juice. 

Melt the butter and stir into fruit mixture. 

Mix the flour, baking soda, and spices together in a bowl. 

Add flour mixture to the beaten eggs. 

Stir in the fruit mixture. 

Add chopped almonds. 

Pour into a prepared baking dish

Bake for 25-30mins. 

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