Don's Favorite Fruit Cake

mary Armstrong


This is an excellent fruit/nut bread. It has more nuts and less fruit.

I have made this in 3 mini loaf pans for gifts at Christmas time.


★★★★★ 1 vote

24 slices
30 Min
1 Hr 45 Min


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3 c
coarsely chopped nuts (brazils, walnuts, pecans or hazelnuts)
1 lb
coarsely chopped dates
1 c
halved maraschino cherries
3/4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp

How to Make Don's Favorite Fruit Cake


  • 1Combine all dry ingredients and add to nut mixture, stir until nuts are well coated.
  • 2Beat eggs until foamy. Add vanilla. Fold into nut mixture. Mix well.
  • 3Pour into greased, wax-paper lined 9x5x3 bread pan. Grease the wax paper as well.

    Bake at 300 Degrees. for 1 hour and 45 minutes.

    Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to cooling rack.

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About Don's Favorite Fruit Cake

Course/Dish: Breads, Sweet Breads

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