• 7 Ratings

This delicious fruitcake recipe is filled with candied red cherries, chocolate, and nuts for a moist dessert that's perfect for Christmas or any occasion.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Lightly coat a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Line bottom of pan with parchment or waxed paper; set aside. In bowl combine cherries, apricots, raisins, and chocolate; set aside.

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  • In large mixing bowl beat butter and both sugars with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until combined. Beat in orange juice and almond extract. Add flour, baking powder, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Beat until just combined. Stir in fruit mixture, walnuts, and pecans. Spoon into prepared pan. Sprinkle with almonds.

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  • Bake for 1-1/2 hours, or until wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on rack. Wrap and store 8 hours or overnight before serving. Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts

311 calories; 16 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 5 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 51 mg cholesterol; 78 mg sodium. 278 mg potassium; 41 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 21 g sugar; 5 g protein; 486 IU vitamin a; 4 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 32 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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