Never Fail Fruit Cake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 1 Print ‘Tis the season for fruitcake! This one is more candy than cake and oh so delicious. Keep it in the refrigerator indefinitely. Really. Never Fail Fruit Cake Ingredients 1 pound candied cherries1 pound candied pineapple1 pound pitted dates1 pound chopped pecans4 (8 ounce) packages flaked coconut3 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Lightly grease a 10 inch tube pan. Line bottom of pan with greased parchment paper. Set aside. 2 Chop fruit and nuts in a large mixing bowl. Add coconut and mix well with hands. Stir in flour, then sweetened condensed milk. Blend well. 3 Pack firmly in prepared tube pan. Bake for 1 1/2 hours. Remove from oven. Run knife around edge of cake and remove rim of pan. When barely warm, remove tube bottom and paper from cake.