Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease and flour a medium loaf tin.
Stir the dried fruits with the orange juice.
Beat the butter, sugar and honey together. Add the egg, vanilla essence and orange zest and beat until fluffy.
Add the milk and whisk a few more times.
Whisk the whole wheat flour with the baking powder and baking soda and salt.
Stir in the flour mixture followed by the dried fruits.
Pour the batter into the loaf tin and bake for 25 minutes.
Remove from the oven, and allow to cool for 5-8 minutes within the tin before turning into serving plate.
Powder with some icing sugar once cake is completely cooled.