Vintage Fruitcake Recipe

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This recipe uses a nice fruity wine to make it a winner!

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Servings: 30


Cost per serving $0.47 view details


  1. In a large bowl, mix together candied fruit, raisins, dates, nuts, and pineapple.
  2. Pour wine over fruits and set aside.
  3. Cream shortening, brown sugar, and spices together
  4. until fluffy.
  5. Mix in beaten eggs.
  6. Add flour, baking powder, and baking soda, and
  7. beat well.
  8. Add fruit mixture, and mix well.
  9. Pour batter into 2 large loaf pans or 6 minature pans.
  10. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  11. Cool and wrap with foil. Store for at least 1 week before cutting
  12. for best flavor.
  13. They are tasty and make really nice gifts, esp. the little ones!


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 79g
Recipe makes 30 servings
Calories 196  
Calories from Fat 53 27%
Total Fat 5.96g 7%
Saturated Fat 1.44g 6%
Trans Fat 1.71g  
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Potassium 197mg 6%
Total Carbs 35.35g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 5%
Sugars 23.4g 16%
Protein 2.44g 4%
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