Icebox Fruit Cake

Icebox Fruit Cake Recipe

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Candace Lemings


Very popular recipe by my mother, that is often requested for parties around the holidays.


★★★★★ 2 votes

~ 10
30 Min
8 Hr


  • 1 box
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 1 lb
    red cherries, candied
  • 1 lb
    dates, chopped
  • 1 lb
    pecans, in pieces
  • 1 lb
    bag coconut, shredded
  • 1 bag(s)
    marshmallows, mini
  • 1 can(s)
    condensed milk
  • 2 stick

How to Make Icebox Fruit Cake


  1. Grind crackers very fine, like flour. You may use a food processor or blender.
  2. Chop cherries, dates and pecans very fine; mix into crackers.
  3. In saucepan, melt marshmallows and butter.
  4. Pour condensed milk into cracker mixture and add marshmallow mix.
  5. Stir together until blended well. Use your hands if needed.
  6. Put into loaf pans lined with wax paper.
  7. Refrigerate over night.
    -Makes 2 cakes.

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About Icebox Fruit Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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