Steamed Fruit Cake Recipe

All you need is a steamer to make this holiday favorite.

Categories Dessert, Fruit, Del Monte Fruit Cocktail
Preparation Time10 min.
Cooking Time1 hr. and 31 mins.
Number of Servings 16


    • 1 tsp oil
    • 1/4 cup flour, all-purpose
    • 2 cup flour, all-purpose, sifted
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 2 tsp baking soda
    • 2 tsp cinnamon, ground
    • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground
    • 1/2 cup butter, melted
    • 3 pc egg
    • 1/2 cup molasses
    • 1 cup raisins
    • 1 can DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail (836g), drained
    • 1/2 cup almonds, toasted

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Mixing Bowl
    • Steamer

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Mixing
    • Toasting


1. Grease loaf pan with oil then dust with flour. Place a base of parchment wax paper if available.
2. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
3. Mix butter, eggs, and molasses in a separate bowl. Add in dry ingredients.
4. Add raisins, DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail, and almonds.
5. Pour batter onto the loaf pan. Cover with aluminum foil.
6. Steam for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This Steamed Fruit Cake recipe is a source of iron, which is needed in the formation of red blood cells that carry oxygen in the body. Iron also plays a role in the proper functioning of the immune system.

Chef's Tip

Do not overmix the batter. Mix only until the dry ingredients are moistened. Overmixing causes the cake to become tough.


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