Delicious White Fruitcake

For best flavor, we recommend making this traditional holiday cake two to three weeks in advance.

(0)
0 reviews.
Save and Share
  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 40
 

Ingredients

1 3/4
cups All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2
cups margarine or butter, softened
1
tablespoon vanilla
1
tablespoon lemon extract
5
eggs
1
lb. (4 cups) pecan halves
1
lb. (2 cups) cut-up candied pineapple
3/4
lb. (1 1/2 cups) whole or cut-up candied cherries

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. Generously grease and lightly flour two 8x4-inch loaf pans. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine all ingredients except pecans and fruits. Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Stir in pecans and fruits. Spoon batter into greased and floured pans.
  • 2 Bake at 300°F. for 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 hours or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap or foil. Store in refrigerator up to 1 month or freeze up to 3 months.
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. Generously grease and lightly flour two 8x4-inch loaf pans. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine all ingredients except pecans and fruits. Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Stir in pecans and fruits. Spoon batter into greased and floured pans.
  • 2 Bake at 300°F. for 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 hours or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap or foil. Store in refrigerator up to 1 month or freeze up to 3 months.

EXPERT TIPS

toggle

Expert Tips

Fruitcake can be wrapped in cheesecloth that has been soaked in brandy or fruit juice. Wrap with plastic wrap or foil. Store in refrigerator. Moisten cloth every 2 weeks.

Nutritional information

toggle

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.