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Easy Fruit Cake

03:00:00 24 servings, 1 piece (78 g) each
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24 servings, 1 piece (78 g) each

Think you’re not a fan of fruitcake? Think again! This super-simple moist cake flavoured with dried fruit, then topped with a sweet creamy icing is sure to become a new family favourite.

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  • Heat oven to 275ºF.
  • Line 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans with parchment, with ends of parchment extending over sides; spray with cooking spray. Beat cake mix, applesauce and eggs in large bowl with mixer until blended. Toss fruit with flour in medium bowl; stir into cake batter. Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake 1 hour 45 min. or until toothpick inserted in centres comes out clean. Cool completely. Use parchment handles to remove cakes from pans.
  • Beat cream cheese, butter and sugar with mixer until blended; drizzle over cakes. Sprinkle with nuts.


Prepare using a chocolate cake mix.


Substitute additional 2 cups chopped pecans for half of the dried fruit.


  • 24 servings, 1 piece (78 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 piece (78 g) each
Calories 270
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 31g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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