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Healthy Fruit Cake

Enjoy a slice of this deliciously moist cake with bits of fresh fruit and a perfectly balanced sweet and crunchy topping!


1 1/4 cup self-rising flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 eggs
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons milk
1 apple, chopped
1/2 cup strawberries, sliced

Crumb Topping:

2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons oats
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon canola oil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease 8-inch square baking dish.

In a large bowl, stir flour, sugar and cinnamon until well incorporated.

Add eggs, oil, milk, and fruit.  Fold until a  thick, dense batter comes together.

Pour into prepared baking fish and smooth out evenly with spatula.

In a small bowl, combine all ingredients needed for crumb topping.  Stir until it comes together and sprinkle generously over cake.

Bake for approximately 25-30 minutes or until cake teaster comes out clearn.

Let cool completely and enjoy for breakfast or dessert!

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  1. I'm one of the few people that love fruitcake. My mother made the very best fruitcake. I wish I would have learned to do that too. This sounds very good too Tammy. I'll give this one a try.

    Have a terrific day you two. Big hugs. ♥♥♥

  2. Tammy, This isn't the fruitcake of Holiday legend, that's for sure. This one looks light, sweet and moist! I'd grab a couple of slices of this cake anytime! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

  3. Hi Tammy , looks so good and it don't seem heavy like the Christmas fruitcake and easy , I will give it a try . Thanks for sharing :)

  4. I think it is beautiful - sandie

  5. This is such a fluffy and beautiful cake!

  6. Hi Tammy, Looks really yummy. I would love a piece with a cup of tea. Perfect! it looks very moist and crunchy on top, just the way I love it. Great job, thanks for sharing your creations! Blessings on a great rest of the week! Dottie :)

  7. This cake looks great! I like the combination of apple and strawberries :)

  8. Apple and strawberries go so well together!! What a great combination. And that crumb topping?? To die for!!

  9. Tammy your cake is so great i love the nuts oats and the strawberries in that seriously speaking :) shall give it a try :) scrumptious :)

  10. Your fruit cake looks so moist and beautiful, Tammy.

  11. Looks good! I think I would really like this one!

  12. Now this looks like a fruit cake I would actually eat! I can almost taste it!

  13. Mmmmm...that oatmeal topping looks wonderful atop such a moist, tender coffee cake. Well done, Tammy!!! xo

  14. G'day! looks very healthy indeed!
    Cheers! Joanne

  15. Hi Catherine,
    My name is Teri and I write the blog, The Freshman Cook. I am also a co-host for the linky party, The Yuck Starts Here. Thank you for linking up last week. I love your Healthy Fruit Cake, and I can't wait to try it. I am trying to make a conscious effort to eat healthier and smarter, but it is difficult. I wanted to let you know that I selected your Healthy Fruit Cake as my favorite link up for the week. Your recipe will be featured on my blog when we go live tomorrow (Monday) evening at 6:00 pm EST. I hope you drop by, grab a button, and link up again!
    Thank you for linking at The Yuck Stops Here!


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