Jewelled Fruit Loaf

Preparation info
  • Makes


    900 g loaf cake
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 30

Appears in
The Pink Whisk Guide to Cake Making

By Ruth Clemens

Published 2013

  • About

Packed with fruit and nuts this cake is a real gem when you slice it up. Soaking the fruit overnight plumps it up so it’s sweet and juicy – but don’t worry if you forget, there’s a magic trick for that!


  • 50 g ( oz) dried apricots
  • 100 g (


  1. Chop the apricots into pieces roughly the same size as the sultanas and mix together with the sultanas, dried cherries and cranberries in a bowl. Pour over the pomegranate juice, stir and cover. Leave to soak overnight.

  2. By the next day the fruit w