Mom's Best Fruitcake

Mom's Best Fruitcake

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Bea Gassman 40

"These are best made several weeks ahead of time."

Ingredients

1 h 45 m servings 594 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 594 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 27.2 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.1g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 8.9 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 165 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Line 2 small loaf pans with parchment or wax paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine Brazil nuts, dates, cherries and pineapple. Over the fruit and nuts sift the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Mix well.
  3. In a small bowl combine eggs and vanilla; beat until foamy. Pour over fruit mixture and mix well. Spoon batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
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This is the best fruitcake ever! It's the kind of fruitcake I grew up with, and I had been searching for this recipe for a long time. The nuts really make the cake -- very crunchy and chewy and ...

This being my first fruitcake, I really didn't know what to expect. I didn't add as much fruit as the recipe said and it came out great. Nice mellow flavor. Let set for a week or two.

make one of these without alcohol for the kids. My grandchildren like this as well as fruit cookies.

My first fruitcake attempt and it turned out well. It was a little dry; but I may have overbaked it. As a remedy, I wrapped in cheesecloth soaked in apple juice for several days and it moistened...

Liked it very much, but changed the nuts. I don't like brazil nuts, so I put walnuts in. I also made small cakes to give as gifts to my mail carrier, trash man, paper women and Schwan man. I ...

I really enjoyed this recipe, but next time I will use a little less nuts and a citrus mix.

this fruitcake is so good! we can't stop eating it.

Best fruitcake ever!!! Never made one so easy and it came out perfect 2 hours ago and it's half eaten already. I used pecans, Cherries and pineapple then I added a touch of cinnamon . It was...

This really is the best fruitcake. I've tired with the regular recipe and pecans rather than brazil nuts; fantastic. Perfect blend of fruit with just enough cake to hold it together. I've also m...