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Mrs. Walker's Fruit Cake

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"This is a fruit cake for people who do not normally like fruit cake. If you happen to already like fruit cake, you will love this. Honestly, it is the best fruit cake I have ever tasted. It was handed down to me by a dear old lady who has now gone home to be with the Lord."

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Original recipe makes 1 9-inch tube cake Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 15 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 35 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Spray a 9-inch fluted tube pan, such as a Bundt®, with cooking spray.
  2. Mix the cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, lemon pudding mix, lemon extract, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl until smooth, and stir in candied cherries, pineapple, pecans, and dried cranberries. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Allow to cool in the pan for 20 minutes before turning it out onto a cake plate to finish cooling. Store in a covered container to help retain moisture.
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Dec 27, 2011

This is a very good recipe.. made it twice. I tweaked it to my own likings the second time. Left the cranberries out and added more nuts. So good and very moist! I baked in a dark teflon tube pan so I reduced the temp down to 315 degrees and shortened the cook time 10 mins less. DELICIOUS!

 
Oct 01, 2011

Very moist and easy to make. It's different and we really liked it.

 

4 Ratings

Dec 02, 2014

yummy!

 
Nov 01, 2013

This recipe was a HUGE disappointment. I can't help but think that there is something missing in the recipe. The cake, described as incredibly moist, was so dry that it was inedible. I followed the recipe to the letter and, since I could tell it was getting brown on the top very quickly, I did not bake it the full one hour and 15 minutes, but more like an hour. It was still inedible. My oven has just been calibrated so I know the oven was not the problem. Has anyone else had the same result with this recipe? I was really looking forward to tasting this very easy fruitcake and was extremely disappointed.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 548 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 75 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 25.7 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 2.2 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 465 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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