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Quick Fruitcake

Quick Fruitcake

"This fruitcake recipe is very easy to make through use of prepared mincemeat and mixed candied fruit for a quick Christmas-time classic."
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servings 262 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 262 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.4g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 210 mg
  • 8%

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 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Butter cake pans, and line with wax paper. Butter the wax paper.
  2. Sift the flour with the baking soda.
  3. In a large bowl, combine eggs, mincemeat, condensed milk, fruit, and nuts. Fold in dry ingredients. Pour into prepared pans.
  4. Bake for 2 hours, or until center springs back and top is golden brown. Cool. Turn cakes out onto wire rack; remove wax paper.

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  1. 23 Ratings

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My husband LOVES this recipe! I'd prefer more candied fruit and less batter, but this one's a keeper. Brought it into work and everyone who likes fruitcake asked for the recipe. I've been loo...

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This is really different. I made 1/2 recipe or 1 loaf. It looks like and has the exact texture, even cutting wise, as a banana bread or similar sweet loaf bread. However, the flavor is that of ...

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My husband LOVES this recipe! I'd prefer more candied fruit and less batter, but this one's a keeper. Brought it into work and everyone who likes fruitcake asked for the recipe. I've been loo...

If you prefer a fruitcake that is more cake and less fruit, this is the perfect cake. It's moist and can be made ahead if desired. I use 5 mini breadpans for mine and it bakes in about 45 minute...

Made this recipe exactly as written. Used a bundt pan and baked for two hours. It is delicious! My husband, a fruitcake connoisseur, absolutely loves it. It is so easy to make, I'll make it thro...

This is the easiest recipe for fruitcake around. Everyone thinks you went to so much trouble and yet it is so easy. I usually use a 9" tube pan and bake for 3 hours and it always turns out great...

My mom asked that I bake her a fruitcake for Christmas without nuts since she is allergic. I added a cup of whole candied cherries in place of the nuts and it turned out GREAT! This has to be ...

My family doesn't like candided fruit. I soaked 2 cups of dried fruit, cut into bite sized peices, overnight in about 1 cup of rum. I follwed the rest of the recipe exactly. It was absolutely ...

This is the fruitcake I have been making for 30+ years. Goes together quickly, and even people who don't like fruitcake usually like this one. The only bad part is when people ask you for the...

Very easy to make. We used candied cherries and chopped them in the food processor first (next time, we'll leave them whole). We also used almonds since our son is allergic to walnuts. The mi...

There's nothing I like better than Christmas cake. The easier the better. I have a freezer full of homemade mincemeat to use and this is perfect.

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