Festive Fruitcake II

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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