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Mincemeat Loaf Cake Recipe

A simple cake the whole family can enjoy and a great way to use up leftover mincemeat too. A lovely bake with all the flavours of the festive season.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Afternoon Tea, Snack
Cuisine: British
Keyword: baking, cake
Servings: 8 servings


  • 75 g low fat spread
  • 75 g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • 200 g mincemeat
  • 120 g raisins
  • 2 tblsp milk


  • Preheat oven to 180C/Gas 4. Grease a loaf tin.
  • Beat spread and caster sugar together in a bowl until pale and fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in the eggs until combined, then fold in the flour, mincemeat, raisins and milk. Spoon into the tin and bake for 1hr-1hr15 until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Cool in the tin for 15 mins then remove from tin and cool on a wire rack.