Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Tutti Frutti Loaf Cake

Tutti Frutti Loaf Cake ... A slice of this loaf cake is perfect to enjoy with a cup of tea.

Tutti Frutti Loaf Cake

Serves : 6 - 8

Ingredients :
  • 6 oz.  all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp.  baking powder
  • 4 oz.  tutti frutti, chopped
  • 2 tbsp.  all-purpose flour
  • 4 oz.  butter, softened
  • 4 oz.  caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp.  vanilla essence
  • 3 - 4 tbsp.  milk ( or as required )
Method :
  • Heat the oven to 180 C / 350F. Grease & line a loaf tin with baking paper.
  • Sift flour & baking powder in a bowl; keep aside.
  • Sprinkle 2 tbsp.  flour over tutti frutti, toss well & keep aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until creamy.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time until fluffy ( Add a tablespoon of flour, if the mixture curdles ). Beat in vanilla essence.
  • Fold in the flour mixture along with milk, using a spatula ( or beat in, on a very low speed until just mixed ). Do not over-mix it. Fold in  tutti frutti.
  • Pour the batter into prepared pan and gently spread out with a spatula.
  • Bake for 40 - 45 minutes until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven & allow to stand for 5 minutes before turning on to a wire rack to cool.
  • Let the cake cool completely, cut thin slices with a serrated knife and serve.

As the year 2012 comes to an end, I would like to thank all my dear readers for their love & constant support. I really appreciate you all. Stay connected in 2013!

This year ended with a happy surprise for me. My post ( Pink Hot Chocolate ) was featured on DailyBuzz Food Top 9: Warm Beverages. Thank you so much DailyBuzz Food team for this lovely opportunity :)

Another sweet surprise from DailyBuzz Food: My post ( Moist Orange Cake ) was featured on Dec 26 Top 9 ~ Write With Us: Orange. Thank you so much DailyBuzz Food team :)

Happy birth anniversary of the founder of Pakistan "Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah" to all Pakistanis!

Warmest Christmas wishes to you all who celebrate this holiday!

Wishing you all a new year filled with love, happiness, good health and success!

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Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


  1. This is so wonderful. it has all the Christmas colors. Nice.

  2. OMG! they look awesome dear...drooling here.Wonderful clicks.
    Wish u a beautiful new year :)

  3. wow so colorful and beautiful cake .. http://www.indiantastyfoodrecipes.com/

  4. congrats ambreen.. nice clicks..

  5. We have a coming holiday next month and these cake would be perfect for it!! We make sweets with fruits for this holiday.
    I'm saving the recipe as it seems great!

    Have a happy holiday Ambreen

  6. hi ambreen...as usual, you are very innovative, creating your own style of recipes on cookies and cakes..keep it up dear. this one sure looks pretty and delicious

  7. Wish I could taste this now..Yummy yummy..

  8. Ambreen, really u tempted me by ur cake and ur clicks... Too bad :P

  9. Happy Christmas Ambreen... I love this cake...

  10. this looks so wonderfully moist and light! Congrats on being featured on foodbuzz!

  11. looks very colorful n awesome..

  12. Love the addition of tutti frutti to breads and loaves..Your loaf looks so soft too..

  13. Thank you so much everyone for your kind words :)

  14. Congratulations on your featured posts Ambreen! A very well deserved gift from the foodbuzz team! The cake look so festive and colorful and I am sure its taste was as great! May I take this opportunity and wish to you a very Happy and Prosperous New Year along with the people you love!

  15. wow. it's really a good contribution to us guys not good at cakes, you know i did some cakes before but the taste it's not good, then i quit, so if you have interesting, you can load to hermes handbags online

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  16. What a pretty cake! I love the colors! Thank you for sharing the recipe. -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  17. Who can resist to this cuties,prefect loaves, stunning.Belated Xmas wishes.

  18. Tempting...Ambreen dear you are sharing tasty recipes & nice pictures. so happy to see you successful..Khush raho and all the best..

  19. a lovely and delicious twist on fruit cake. Thank you for sharing your sweet blog at the hop xo

  20. First of all Congratulations for coming in top 9 of Daily Buzz! Your tutti fruity cake reminds me of my childhood days. I loved the candy fruits in it.

  21. This cake looks fabulous! So good! Congratulations on your top 9 features! Oh and I love your blog header/background! So cute! Have a great new year!

  22. Thanks for sharing all your wonderful recipes with Full Plate Thursday in 2012. Wishing you and your family the very best in 2013.
    Happy New Year!
    Miz Helen

  23. This looks so yummy and moist! Thanks for sharing it at our Strut Your Stuff Saturday! We are so glad you stopped by! -The Six Sisters

  24. This looks really good. A great spin on Fruit Cake, which is too heavy. Thanks for linking up!

  25. This looks great! Thanks for stopping by and best wishes for a wonderful 2013!

  26. What a lovely bright looking cake Ambreen! And congrats on your features!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  27. Congratulations!
    Enjoy your new Red Plate, your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Have a great day and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  28. I love how festive this loaf is... I am pinning it.

  29. This looks so pretty and festive. Thanks for linking up at OneCreativeMommy.com.


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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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