275 g unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus extra for greasing
80 g sesame seeds, plus an extra 4 tablespoons for coating
100 g blanched almonds
130 g dried apricots
120 g dried figs
200 g pitted dates
100 g white sugar
150 g natural yoghurt
300 g plain flour
1 tsp ground cardamom
½ tsp ground allspice
1 pinch salt
3 tsp baking powder
Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a bundt tin (23.5 x 10 cm) thoroughly with butter and sprinkle with 4 tablespoons of the sesame seeds to coat tin completely.
Place almonds, apricots and figs into mixing bowl and chop5 sec/speed 8. Transfer into a large bowl and set aside.
Place dates into mixing bowl and chop4 sec/speed 6. Transfer into bowl with almond and fruit mixture.
Place butter and sugar into mixing bowl and heat1 min/37°C/speed 4or until butter has melted. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
Add eggs, yoghurt and reserved almond and fruit mixture and mix5 sec//speed 3.
Add remaining 80 g sesame seeds, flour, cardamom, allspice, salt and baking powder and mix30 sec//speed 4, with aid of spatula, until completely combined.
Transfer into prepared tin and spread out evenly. Bake for 10 minutes (180°C). Reduce oven temperature to 160°C, then bake for a further 45-50 minutes (160°C) or until a wooden skewer inserted into the centre of the bundt comes out clean. Remove bundt from oven and set aside in tin to cool for 10 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely before slicing to serve (see Tip).