Fruitcake Without Citron

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"Some people do not like the citron found in fruitcakes, so they might like this one. Originally submitted to Pecans can be substituted for walnuts."
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servings 689 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 689 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 37.5 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.9g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 11.5 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 204 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.


  1. Grease a 10 x 14 inch tube pan; line with waxed paper.
  2. Mix fruits and nuts in a large bowl.
  3. Sift dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  4. Mix eggs, corn syrup, sugar and oil in a medium size bowl. Gradually beat in dry ingredients. Pour over fruit mixture and mix. Firmly pack into pan.
  5. Bake at 275 degrees F (135 degree C) about 2 hours and 15 minutes, or until top appears dry. Cool in pan.


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I made this for a gathering of friends who detest fruitcake. Well low and behold, I had to give this recipe to everyone. thanks so much for this perfect recipe. I will use it from now on wheneve...

WOW! Made this yesterday and it is great!!! Everyone I shared it with wanted the recipe. It will convert fruitcake haters everywhere! Will make every Christmas from now on... Thanks for sharing!...

I used to love fruitcake until I lost all my teeth to nerve damage in my mouth (never had a cavity in my life either). Every recipe for fruitcake has walnuts or pecans or hard citron. This reci...

The 'batter' was extremely dry and I had to use liquid to get it to mix. Is this right? I thought that maybe fresh dates would be juicier, but the only dates I could find were Sunkist in a packa...

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