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.
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.
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.
Beat cream cheese, butter and sugar in bowl with mixer until blended. Spread over tops of loaves. Sprinkle with nuts.
Prepare using a chocolate cake mix.
Substitute 2 cups of your favorite nuts for 2 cups of the mixed dried fruit to add a little crunch to your fruit cake.
Substitute 3-3/4 cups pre-cut dried fruit bits for the 4 cups dried fruit bits.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 38g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.