A colorful plate with a large slab of gluten free fruit cake.
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5 from 3 votes

Gluten Free Fruit Cake

This gluten free fruit cake is the perfect addition to a Christmas sweet table.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time39 mins
Total Time49 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas
Servings: 10
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Jennifer - A Sweet Alternative


  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup chopped dates (or substitute dried cherries, dried apricots, or dried currants)
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup pecans


  • Add the raw honey, eggs, and melted coconut oil to a large mixing bowl and whisk well.
  • Add the vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, orange zest, raisins, and chopped dates (or any other dried fruit you prefer) and mix well.
  • Add the coconut flour and baking soda and mix once more.
  • Pour the batter into a medium sized loaf pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle the pecans on top.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 39 minutes or until the cake is golden and cooked through.
  • Let cool before serving.
  • Makes 10 slices of gluten free fruit cake.


Calories: 261kcal | Fat: 14g