Fruited Pound Cake
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Fruited Pound Cake

Use colorful holiday gift wrapping tissue and ribbon to creatively package mini pound cakes to give to friends during the holidays.

30
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 35 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

1 1/2 cups mixed candied fruit, chopped

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1 1/4 cups flour and all ingredients except candied fruit and walnuts in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in remaining 1 cup flour, candied fruit and walnuts.

  3. STEP 3

    Pour into 6 greased (5 1/2x3-inch) mini loaf pans. Bake 45-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.

Tip #1

- Substitute 2 greased (8x4-inch) loaf pans. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes.

Tip #2

- Wrap each loaf with a lining of waxed paper or aluminum foil before wrapping in colorful holiday gift wrapping and tying with ribbon.

Nutrition

120Calories
7Fat (mg)
35Cholesterol (mg)
60Sodium (mg)
14Carbohydrates (g)
<1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  December 14, 2009

I used 3/4 cup of candied fruit and 3/4 cup mixed dried cranberries and golden raisins to soften it up. Also added the grated rind of 1 lemon for a bit more flavor. The texture on this cake is really nice. Definitely better the day after it is made.

— says Siobhan
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  November 22, 2008

I have made this several times. It's quick and easy to make. Very nice to have on hand in the freezer for unexpected drop-ins.

— says Jacquelyn
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