Delicious White Fruitcake

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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