Pecan Fruit Cake

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Jo-Ann Boyer

By
@jodolly

My children asked for this fruit cake every year since I got the recipe in 1980. They are all adults and still ask for it at Christmas. Everyone likes this even those who don't like Fruit Cake (I am one of them). Easy to make and I am sure it gets better as it sits wrapped up.

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    red candied cherries
  • 1/2 lb
    green candied cherries
  • 1/2 lb
    candied pineapple
  • 1 lb
    pecans
  • 1 lb
    pitted dates
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 4
    beaten eggs

How to Make Pecan Fruit Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. mix all fruit and pecans together in a large bowl.
  2. in separate bowl mix dry ingredients and pour over fruit and stir all together.
  3. mix well beaten eggs and vanilla and pour over fruit mixture, mix together with hands. Press into pan lined with wax paper.
  4. bake at 250* for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. I put this in 2 loaf pans and cut the baking time to 2 hours.
  5. Note: This year I used 2 loaf pans and sprayed them with Pam and when I brought them out of the oven I set them on hot pads for 5-10 mins to loosen the bottom and ran a knife around the side. It worked well.

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About Pecan Fruit Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Italian




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