This is designed for people who don’t like fruitcake. It is not as sweet or as dry. My husband hated fruitcake until he had mine.

Festive Fruitcake II


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (16 ounce) package date bread mix
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages mixed candied fruit


    1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour bottom and sides of a 10 inch tube pan or Bundt pan.

    2 In a large bowl, combine eggs and water. Stir in bread mix, chopped pecans, raisins, and candied fruit. Pour into prepared pan.

    3 Bake for 75 to 85 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

    4 Cool in pan for 30 minutes. Loosen edges and remove from pan. Cool completely. Wrap in plastic wrap or foil and store in refrigerator.


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