Unbaked Fruit Cake

Joyce Lowery


I don't like traditional fruit cake, so this is the one that my mother always made for me during the Christmas holidays. It tastes more like candy than fruit cake.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
20 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 2 c
    chopped dates
  • 1 can(s)
    eagle brand milk
  • 1 lb
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 8 oz
    maraschino cherries, drained and chopped, save the juice
  • 1 stick
  • 2 c
    miniature marshmallows

How to Make Unbaked Fruit Cake


  1. Melt the butter in the cherry juice. Add the dates and cook until they soften.
  2. Add the marshmallows. Melt. Add the eagle brand milk. Mix well.
  3. Add graham crackers and chopped pecans. Press into a buttered bundt pan.
  4. Note: The original recipe calls for 1/4 cup shredded coconut. I leave it out because my family will not eat coconut.

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About Unbaked Fruit Cake

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

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