Modern Twist on Fruitcake W/ White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

I've played a bit with a combination of recipes and this one my family loved!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter, sugar, salt, eggs, milk, rum, and baking powder till well mixed.
  2. Add in flour and mix well.
  3. Gently fold in the fruit, nuts, and chocolate chips.
  4. Pour into a buttered and floured 9 1/2" by 5 1/2" bread pan.
  5. Bake in preheated 350°F oven until browned or about 60-75 minutes.
  6. Let stand in pan a few minutes then remove and place on rack to cool completely.
  7. While cooling melt white chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave.
  8. Combine frosting ingredients and beat well with mixer.
  9. Frost cool cake and let it flow over the sides.
  10. Can garnish with leftover fruit, nuts, or maraschino cherries cut into shapes.
  11. Freezes well but I prefer mine without the icing until it's thawed or it ends up separating and getting icky.


Most Helpful

This is a very tasty fruit bread, which gets dressed up with frosting. I liked it much better than traditional holiday fruit cake because I don't like candied fruit and this bread used dried fruit and chocolate chips! Made for Spring Pick-a-Chef. It did take the maximum amount of time listed to completely bake in the center of the large loaf.

CaliforniaJan April 16, 2008

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