Heirloom Fruitcake

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Recipe by internetnut

A holiday fruitcake made with butter, honey, eggs, and cream. This cake is not as sweet as many traditional varieties yet is loaded with fruits and nuts. I found this recipe in Taste Of Home magazine. I have not tried this recipe, but I'm posting it for safe keeping.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In mixing bowl, cream the butter, sugar, eggs and honey. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with cream. Beat in raisins, dates, apricots and pecans. Pack into two greased and floured 7-3/4"x 3-5/8" x 2- 1/4"-inch loaf pans. Place pans on middle rack of oven; place a shallow pan of hot water on lowest rack.
  2. Bake at 300 for 60-65 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan. Loosen edges with a knife and remove from pan. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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