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Magic Fruitcake

"A magical blend of mincemeat, pecans, sweetened condensed milk and candied fruit."
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2 h servings 339 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x5 inch loaf pan)


  • Calories:
  • 339 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.7g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 453 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Line greased pan with parchment paper and coat paper with non-stick spray.
  2. In a saucepan, combine crumbled mincemeat and water. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Stir in pecans, candied fruit, sweetened condensed milk, and egg. Stir in flour and baking soda until just blended. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

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I have used this recipe for years, and it is a favorite of family and friends.

I got this recipe in home economics class in high school (a long time ago). It is the only fruitcake I have ever made, but also the best fruitcake I have ever eaten. Haven't made it for years,...

I had the same results as MISSIMIN using the portions given, which I think are wrong. A Tablespoon of baking soda? I really should have known better. A caved-in disaster undercooked in the mi...

My fruitcake started to burn after 35 min. in the oven so I put it on a lower rack. The entire middle fell after that. I may have added the ingredients before the mincemeat was cool enough but...

Although non-traditional, this is delicious! And comes together like a dream!