Easy Fruitcake

Sharon Swomley


My husbands favorite.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
1 Hr


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2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 c
unsweetened apple sauce
1 1/4 c
1/2 stick
butter or margarine, softened
1/2 c
water or your favorite liquor
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp
3/4 tsp
baking powder
2 large
eggs, beaten
2/3 c
chopped nuts
1 c
32 oz
fruitcake mix soaked in your liquor

How to Make Easy Fruitcake


  • 1Heat oven to 350*. Grease bottom and sides of loaf pans or tube pans with shortening and lightly flour. Soak fruitcake mix in your favorite liquor will mixing the cake batter, drain well then use.
  • 2Beat all ingredients, except raisins, nuts and fruitcake mix in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in raisins, nuts and fruitcake mix. Pour into pan(s).
  • 3Bake 45 to 50 minutes (cooking times may vary depending on your oven) or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Remove and cool completely.
  • 4Do not use self rising flour in this recipe.

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About Easy Fruitcake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #pound, #fruitcake

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