Heat water in a cooking pot or saucepan at medium heat. Tip in the dried fruits, sugar, butter, spiced cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt then stir and simmer for 10 mins. Then transfer in a bowl and set aside to cool.
In a bowl add the flour, baking soda, and almond flour. Stir until well combined, set aside.
Prepare a loaf pan (4 in X 8 in) by greasing and lining with baking paper/parchment paper then set aside. Pre- Heat oven into 180’C.
When the dried fruits mixture is cold, pour the beaten eggs then stir. Add the nuts ( walnuts and almonds) then stir. Add the vanilla extract then add the flour-baking soda mix then incorporate it. Pour into prepared loaf pan.
Thinly coat toppings with flour and place on top of the batter then bake for 40-50 mins or until toothpick test comes out clean.
Remove from the oven and let cool for a couple of minutes. Serve and enjoy. Joyeux Fete!