EASY FRUITCAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 55
  • Servings: 18
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg spice cake mix
  • 1 pkg (3 3/4 ounces) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 2/3 cup apricot preserves, heated just til liquidy
  • 1/4 cup Apricot brandy
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup chopped candied cherries
  • 1/2 cup chopped candied pineapple
  • 1 cup chopped toasted pecans

Directions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, apricot preserves, apricot brandy, and vegetable oil.
  • Beat on medium speed until batter is smooth, about 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.
  • Fold in the chopped fruits and nuts.
  • Turn batter into two eight inch cake pans lined with Reynolds parchment paper.
  • Bake at 350° for 50 to 55 minutes.
  • Cool for 15 minutes in the pan then remove to a rack to cool thoroughly.

Notes

A friend passed this on to me from her grandmother.

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