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Easy Fruit Cake
Easy Fruit Cake

Easy Fruit Cake

4 Hr(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
3 Hr(s) 45 Min(s) Cook
Give them a fruit cake recipe they'll enjoy with our Easy Fruit Cake made with pecans and mixed dried fruit! Use yellow or chocolate cake mix to make this fruit cake recipe with only 15 minutes of prep time.
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
4 eggs
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 cup applesauce
4 cups mixed dried fruit, chopped
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 275ºF.
2
Mix eggs, cake mix and applesauce in large bowl until blended. Combine fruit and flour; stir into cake mixture. Pour into 2 (9x5-inch) loaf pans sprayed with cooking spray.
3
Bake 1 hour 45 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool completely in pans on wire rack. Remove cakes from pans.
4
Beat cream cheese, butter and sugar in bowl with mixer until blended. Spread over tops of loaves. Sprinkle with nuts.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare using a chocolate cake mix.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute 2 cups of your favorite nuts for 2 cups of the mixed dried fruit to add a little crunch to your fruit cake.
Tip 3
Shortcut
Substitute 3-3/4 cups pre-cut dried fruit bits for the 4 cups dried fruit bits.
Nutrition
Calories
220
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
9%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg
17%
Sodium 200mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 38g
14%
Dietary Fiber 2g
7%
Sugars 28g
56%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
24 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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