Monday, May 31, 2010

Fruit Pastry 水果蛋糕

I made this popular pastry for three friends during our gathering. Can you believe this was my first attempt and it was given away as gift?

I actually planned to test it out first before the gathering. I went to the nearby supermarket thinking to buy some fresh strawberries and blueberries for the cake. However, I couldn't find any (this is always the case, when you want to buy none is available, when you not intend to buy you always see them on the shelf).

I remembered I had a can of peach in my kitchen cabinet. So I went home empty handed with the intention to use canned peach for the topping. But who know I was wrong, I couldn't find the canned peach. As I was lazy to go out again I called off the plan.

On the day of gathering I went ahead to make this cake but with a backup plan to make another cake if this failed. As I never tried this cake before, I reserved some batter to make a small cup cake for myself to taste.

I was lucky that the cake turned out quite well. The taste was very refreshing and fragrant. On the same day I also made some pandan flavoured clear water cake to give away.

I first saw this nice cake two years ago in BakingMum's blog and I left a message to tell her that I would like to give it a try. For some reasons I didn't make it. I must thank HHB and BHM for reminding me two years later. Else I will miss out this wonderful recipe.

Fruit Pastry

165g sugar (original 200g)
100g butter
55g sour cream/yogurt (original 50g) (I used F&N Alive mango low-fat yogurt)(see note)
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon/orange zest
210g plain flour }
1 tsp baking powder } sift together
500g fruits* (I think the amount of fruit depends on the surface area of the pastry)
2 tablespoon sugar for tossing(optional)
*strawberry, blueberry, kiwi, apricot, peach, grapes, pear, cherry, plums, orange, pineapple, or even canned fruits like longan, lychee.

1) Wash, cut and strain fruits in a strainer. Toss with sugar (if desired) and set aside. Omit sugar if using canned fruits.
2) Grease and flour the side of a baking pan (7"x11" or 9" round) and line the base with parchment paper.
3) Beat (A) together till light and fluffy. Add (B) one at a time, mix well.
4) Add (C), mix to combine.
5) Add sieved (D) and mix until everything is smooth.
6) Place batter into prepared pan and smoothen the top with a spatula.
7) Place fruits on top and decorate as desired, remember not to press down the fruits.
8) Bake in preheated oven of 180C for 60-70 minutes or until the skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool on wire rack and sprinkle with icing sugar if desired.

1) Though the cake is not dry if I were to make again I will add extra yogurt to make it moister and some lemon juice to give a tangy taste.
2) I used 3 small aluminium trays, baking time cut down to about 30 mins.
3) I suggest cutting the fruits in small chunks and not too thick so that the bake is more even.

I agree with HHB that this cake is additive! I would probably bake it again this coming weekend.
Happy Baking!


  1. A beautiful cake. I also saw few bloggers baked this cake and I already bookmarked it.

  2. aiyah...I am hungry now. Can I have a piece?? yummy!! :)

  3. Looks beautiful and delicious! I like the idea of baking in the foil trays - less to wash up plus perfect to give away! I may try this this wkend when I'm at my mum's!

  4. Angel, I always bake something new to give away :P. I saw this in some blogs and had bookmark as well, hope able to bake soon.

  5. Anncoo/ PlumLeaf/ Jess,

    Quickly try it out and show me your beautiful fruirt pastry.

    Best is to get different fresh fruits (just need to avoid those very juicy type), I am sure the cake will look more beautiful.

    I am waiting for weekend to come so that we can go to the supermarket to get some fresh fruits and bake this cake again.

  6. Angela, I baked it with fresh strawberry, grape and peach this evening...the outcome is so delicious and yummy!! haha...thanks for your sharing!

  7. Cook.Bake.Love,我刚做完你教的这个水果蛋糕,非常的棒!照着你所说的,我把放入yogurt:135g,lemon juice:15g,真的很好吃,这是我第一次知道yogurt可以用来做蛋糕,不仅在口感上增添了滑润感,而且在味觉上多了那么一点酸酸和那么一点的香醇。给了我很大的惊喜!配上表层的烤水果,真是锦上添花呀!我要去找你说的这个F&N Alive mango low-fat yogurt,不知道jusco有卖吗?anyway,谢谢你提供的这道美味食谱。

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  9. Anonymous,



    我觉得F&N Alive牌的yogurt味道特别香。试过同一个食谱用这个牌和其他品牌来做,出来的效果用Alive的比较香。

  10. Dear Cook.Bake.Love,我没有大名,叫我无名小卒好了,嘻嘻。等我建立了自己的部落格就告诉你,暂时还没有也。谢谢你抽空来回复我哦:)

  11. 我问你哦~fruit pastry cake~ 为什么我把牛油,糖跟yogurt搅打时会油水分离的样子 T————T 如果油水分离应该继续做下去吗??

  12. bbit_41,





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