Fruitcake Without Citron Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 2 Print Some people do not like the citron found in fruitcakes, so they might like this one. Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com. Pecans can be substituted for walnuts. Fruitcake Without Citron Ingredients 3 cups dates, pitted and chopped3 cups candied pineappled chunks3 cups red and green candied cherries8 cups walnut halves2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt4 eggs1/2 cup dark corn syrup1/4 cup packed brown sugar1/4 cup vegetable oil Instructions 1 Grease a 10 x 14 inch tube pan; line with waxed paper. 2 Mix fruits and nuts in a large bowl. 3 Sift dry ingredients in a separate bowl. 4 Mix eggs, corn syrup, sugar and oil in a medium size bowl. Gradually beat in dry ingredients. Pour over fruit mixture and mix. Firmly pack into pan. 5 Bake at 275 degrees F (135 degree C) about 2 hours and 15 minutes, or until top appears dry. Cool in pan.