Steamed Fruit Cake Recipe

All you need is a steamer to make this holiday favorite.

Preparation Time

10 min.

Cooking Time

1 hr. and 31 mins.

Serving Size



  • Dessert
  • Fruit
  • Del Monte Fruit Cocktail


  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/4 cup flour, all-purpose

  • 2 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 pc egg
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 can DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail (836g)
  • 1/2 cup almonds


1. Grease loaf pan with oil then dust with flour. Place a base of parchment wax paper if available.
2. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
3. Mix butter, eggs, and molasses in a separate bowl. Add in dry ingredients.
4. Add raisins, DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail, and almonds.
5. Pour batter onto the loaf pan. Cover with aluminum foil.
6. Steam for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This Steamed Fruit Cake recipe is a source of iron, which is needed in the formation of red blood cells that carry oxygen in the body. Iron also plays a role in the proper functioning of the immune system.

Chef`s Tip

Do not overmix the batter. Mix only until the dry ingredients are moistened. Overmixing causes the cake to become tough.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Mixing
  • Toasting

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Mixing Bowl
  • Steamer