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


  • 1Melt the butter in the cherry juice. Add the dates and cook until they soften.
  • 2Add the marshmallows. Melt. Add the eagle brand milk. Mix well.
  • 3Add graham crackers and chopped pecans. Press into a buttered bundt pan.
  • 4Note: 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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