Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This is a variation of the traditional "dark" fruitcakes. The "light" in the title refers to the color of the cake, not its calorie content ;)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 275°F.
  2. Line 2 9x5x3 inch loaf pans with foil, and grease.
  3. Put all ingredients (except fruits and nuts) in a large mixer bowl.
  4. Mix for 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly.
  5. Beat for 3 minutes on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
  6. Stir in fruits and nuts.
  7. Spread mixture evenly in pans.
  8. Bake for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. If cakes start to get too brown, cover the top with aluminum foil for the last hour of baking.
  10. Remove from pans and cool on racks.
  11. When cool, wrap tightly in plastic wrap or foil and store in a cool place for 3-4 weeks (to mellow) before serving.

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