Ice Box Fruit Cake

Ice Box Fruit Cake Recipe

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Melanie B


This was hand written into the crack of The American Woman's Cook Book 1946 by my husband's grandmother.

★★★★★ 4 votes
20 Min


3/4 lb
each candied pineapple & cherries
1 lb
each white raisins, walnuts and pecans
1 lb
box graham crackers
1 small can(s)
pet milk (5 fluid ounces of evaporated milk)
12 oz
marshmallows, mini
1 can(s)
coconut (1 1/3 cup)
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Ice Box Fruit Cake


  • 1Crush graham crackers to meal with rolling pin.
  • 2Melt marshmallows in milk over a double boiler, add vanilla.
  • 3Pour over fruit, nuts and cracker meal. Mix well and pack in pan. Store in refrigerator.
  • 4She doesn't say what size pan... sorry. I would have to guess a 9x13.

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About Ice Box Fruit Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy