Festive Amarula and fruit cake

Amarula fuit cake

fruit cake mix

Inspiration for this recipe came with my cake mix from food lover’s market.

amarula and cake mix

ingredients fuit cake


  1. 1/3 cup,  Amarula liqueur
  2. 2 cups, festive cake mix
  3. ½ cup, dark brown sugar
  4. ½ cup, butter
  5. 1 cup, water
  6. 1 cup flour
  7. 1 egg, lightly beaten
  8. ½ teaspoon, baking soda
  9. ½ teaspoon, cinnamon
  10. 1/3 teaspoon, ginger
  11. 1/3 teaspoon, nutmeg

cooked mixture

cake mix flour


  1. On medium heat, add water, sugar and butter into the pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the cake mix and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and cool completely.
  4. Preheat the oven at 160° Celsius.
  5. Pour the cooked mixture into a mixing bowl.
  6. Add in the spices and baking soda and mix.
  7. Add flour and mix.
  8. Add the liqueur and mix.
  9. Pour the batter into a greased cake pan and bake for 1 hour.
  10. Remove from the oven and cool for about 10 minutes.
  11. Remove from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  12. Dust with icing sugar or decorate with dried fruits.
  13. I made two small cakes with this batter; it can also make one regular sized cake.
  14. Enjoy.

cake pan

Namfoodie amarula cake