Christmas Cherry raisin and walnut fruitcake

Christmas Cherry Raisin And Walnut Fruitcake Recipe

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Wallace Hale


This is my recipe for a wonderful desert at christmas.


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20 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


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  • 2 cups
    walnuts coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup
    dried cherries cut in half
  • 1 1/2 cup
  • 2 cups
    all purpose flour
  • 2 teas
    baking powder
  • 1 teas
  • 2 sticks
    butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups
  • 5
    large eggs
  • 1/4 cup
  • 1 tabls
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup
    cherry preserves

How to Make Christmas Cherry raisin and walnut fruitcake


  1. Prehat oven to 325 f 10 in square baking cake pan. In medium bowl, toss dried cherries and walnuts with 1 tablespoon flour. In seperate medium bowl with a wire wisk, stir in 2 cups flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In large bowl, with mixer turned low, beat butter and sugar until blended, turn up speed to high; beat until fluffy and light,5minutes., occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula. Reduce speed to low. Add eggs , brandy, vanilla and flour mixture; beat until well mixed, frequantly scraping bowl. Stir cherry mixture into flour mixture. Spoon butter into prepared pan spread evenly.
  3. Arrange walnuts all over top of batter in pan. Bake 1 hour 10 min or until a toothpick comes out clean go around the edges of pan to loosen it from sides let cool 10 minutes then place upside down on cake plate let cool completely. In 1 quart sauce pan heat cherry perserves over medium high heat, stirring constantly, until melted and bubbly, brush cooled cake with the preserves let cool 15 minutes. Serve

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About Christmas Cherry raisin and walnut fruitcake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #fruitcakes

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