Buttery Light Fruitcake
25 min
02 hrs 25 min


1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/2 cup sugar

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 cups candied fruit

1/2 cup candied pineapple chunks

1/2 cup candied cherries

1 cup golden raisins

1 cup slivered almonds

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 300°F. Grease 9x5-inch loaf pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl; mix well. Add candied fruits, raisins and almonds; toss together to coat fruit with dry ingredients.

  3. STEP 3

    Beat butter in another bowl until creamy. Add sugar; continue beating until mixture is light and fluffy. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually stir in fruit mixture until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour into prepared pan. Bake 85-95 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool completely; remove from pan.


10Fat (mg)
50Cholesterol (mg)
190Sodium (mg)
68Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)


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  May 02, 2017

Our whole family would like to thankyou for given this amazing recipe. It was marvelous!!!!!

— says Cakengifts.in Faridabad
  August 12, 2016

Made it vegan using earth balance stick butter replacer & ground flax in place of egg. Used organic turbinado sugar instead of white sugar. Also added vanilla & rum extracts. I also used chopped pecans instead of almonds. It was so delicious can't wait to make it again. My daughter requested it for her BIRTHDAY CAKE! Paradise candied fruit is available at Amazon.

— says Michelle
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