Jeweled Fruitcake Recipe

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JEWELED FRUITCAKE

Lori-Jo Wahl

By
@coolnana

This is beautiful when sliced & delicious when eaten.

GREAT GIFT GIVER....or anytime with coffee or tea.

This is another one of my favorite breads to make.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
depends on what size you slice the pieces
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 45 Min

Ingredients

1-8oz. pkg
dried apricots (about 2 cups)
1-8oz. pkg
pitted dates (about 1 1/2 cups)
3/4 lb
whole brazil nuts (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 c
red maraschino cherries, drained
1 c
green maraschino cherries, drained
1/3 lb
red & green candied pineapple, cut up (about 1 cup)
3/4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
3
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 300 degrees. Line loaf pan (9 x 5 x 3 or 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2) with aluminum foil; grease.

Leaving apricots, dates, nuts & cherries whole, mix all ingredients thoroughly. Spread mixture evenly in pan.
2Bake 1 hour 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

If necessary, cover with aluminum foil the last 30 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning.
3Remove from pan; cool.

Wrap in aluminum foil, store in cool place.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #fruitcake, #loaf bread