Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Here is a recipe that makes six 9x5 loaf pans or three tube pans of fruitcake, just what you need for the Holiday season - and the taste is just phenomonal - For a fruitier cake you may also add 2 pounds of cherries.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices.
  2. Measure out fruit and nuts, dates and raisins in a very large bowl.
  3. Cream together butter and sugar, add eggs and beat well.
  4. Alternately add dry ingredients and grape juice to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
  5. Mix into fruit, nuts and applesauce.
  6. Pour into prepared pans weighing about 2 lb. each.
  7. Bake at 275F about 2 hours, or until pick comes out clean.