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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    40 mins

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    40 mins

    swissms's Note:

    This is a light cake, only distantly related to the dense, sticky American-style fruitcakes. Published in Saveur magazine, December 2009.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12

    Yield:

    loaf

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine the figs, apricots, raisins, rum, orange zest, and lemon zest in small bowl; cover with plastic wrap and let sit at room temperature for at least 4 hours or as long as overnight.
    2. 2
      Heat oven to 350°F Grease the bottom and sides of a 12 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" loaf pan with butter and dust all over with flour; tap out excess flour and set aside.
    3. 3
      Combine butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat with a handheld mixer set to medium speed until the mixture is pale and fluffy, 1-2 minutes. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the reserved fruit-rum mixture and the flour mixture and mix on low speed until just combined.
    4. 4
      Transfer batter to prepared pan and smooth the top with a rubber spatula. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean, 40-45 minutes. Unmold cake onto a wire rack and let cool completely before slicing.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 21, 2012

      This is a delicious recipe!! And It Is easy to make too. I didn't use a mixer, just all by hand, and I didn't have any problems.

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    • on May 02, 2010

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    Nutritional Facts for Fruktkaka (Swedish Fruitcake .... Not Like American Fruitcake)

    Serving Size: 1 (103 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 350.6
     
    Calories from Fat 121
    34%
    Total Fat 13.4 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 92.5 mg
    30%
    Sodium 133.5 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 49.7 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 31.5 g
    126%
    Protein 4.9 g
    9%

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