Polish fruitcake-keks

8 servings
35 min
45 min


Number of serving: 8
250 g all-propose flour

150 g unsalted butter

100-120 g sugar

5 eggs ( yolks and whites separated)

350g mix of dried fruit, nuts and candied orange peel,chopped

2 teaspoon baking powder

4 tablespoon rum shopping list

pinch of salt

bread crumbs and butter to grease a loaf pan (11,7 x 4,4 x 3 inch )


  • Soak dried fruit and nuts in hot water for 20 minutes, drain and chop. Mix soaked fruit with rum and set aside.
    Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
    In a separate bowl, cream the butter, sugar and yolks (add the yolks in one at a time, mixing well after each addition).
    Slowly add flour mixture to the creamed mixture, mix thoroughly.
    Beat egg whites.and add to the batter.
    Coat soaked fruit and chopped nuts with extra teaspoon of flour. Stir in the batter.
    Put batter into the pan and smooth.
    Bake at 350 F for 45 minutes until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean.


Polish Fruitcake-keks, photo 1
Polish Fruitcake-keks, photo 2


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