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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat 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.
2
Bake 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.
3
Remove 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