Mom’s Best Fruitcake

fruitcake,Mom's Best Fruitcake





  • 1 pound Brazil nuts

  • 1 pound pitted dates

  • 3/4 cup candied cherries

  • 1 pound candied pineapple

  • 3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 cup white sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 3 eggs

Directions for the Mom’s Best Fruitcake

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Line 2 small loaf pans with parchment or wax paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine Brazil nuts, dates, cherries and pineapple. Over the fruit and nuts sift the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Mix well.
  3. In a small bowl combine eggs and vanilla; beat until foamy. Pour over fruit mixture and mix well. Spoon batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.