" Can't Fail" Holiday Fruitcake

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by joan in CNY

This is easy to make, although a bit pricey with the cost of mincemeat these days! But it's the best I ever tasted!

Top Review by Pam in the Kitchen

Fantastic!! It was so easy to make and came out absolutely perfect! Just so I remember for next year - I put in dried apricots, dates, dried cranberries and dried mixed berries instead of the candied fruit. Soaked the fruit in dark rum overnight and used the brandy/rum flavored mincemeat. Delicious!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butter a 9 inch springform pan.
  2. Line with wax paper.
  3. Butter again.
  4. Sift flour and baking soda.
  5. Combine eggs, mincemeat, sweetened condensed milk, chopped walnuts and candied fruit.
  6. Fold in dry ingredients.
  7. Pour into pan.
  8. Bake in 300°F oven for 2 hours, until center springs back and top is golden.
  9. Cool thoroughly.
  10. Turn out and remove wax paper.
  11. Refrigerate, well wrapped, at least 24 hours before decorating, slicing and serving.

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