My vegan Yule Fruit Cake recipe is lighter in colour and as tasty as any traditions fruit or Christmas cake.
However, because there is no eggs, or dairy (butter) in it, I’ve improvise with two egg replacements to cover the 4 eggs that are traditionally used. I’ve gone for 2x flax eggs and the inclusion of gram flour to help with binding and give it that egginess of traditional fruit cakes.
I’ve also changed up the dried fruit. Mine uses goji berries, cranberries, dates, apple and coconut shavings, as well as the more traditional sultanas and glacé cherries.
I’ve swapped the normal treacle or molasses for brown rice syrup. But I’ve kept to brown sugar because it add a nice nutty flavour to the cake.
Obviously I’ve swapped the butter for vegan spread (or you can use vegan butter) and coconut oil.
If you intend to add marzipan/icing to your…
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