Mini Fruitcake Cupcakes

Mini Fruitcake Cupcakes Recipe

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Joy Carlton


I do not have a picture to add of these little cupcakes, sorry. These are like little jewels! Everyone knows stories about horrible fruitcakes but I can assure you that everyone will love these. Made with Grand Marnier, fruit and nuts, these jewels are purely fantastic. Try them.


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Many! Makes 7 dozen
45 Min
30 Min


  • 1/2 lb
    red candies cherries, chopped
  • 1/2 lb
    green candies cherries, chopped
  • 1 lb
    candied pineapple, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    grand marnier
  • 4 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 lb
    chopped dates
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    self-rising flour

How to Make Mini Fruitcake Cupcakes


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Pour liqueur over fruit, cover and marinate overnight.
  2. Add pecans and dates to fruit mixture, stir well. Combine eggs and sugar, stir in flour.
  3. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of batter into well-greased 1 3/4 inch muffin pans. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes.

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About Mini Fruitcake Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Christmas

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