Kentucky Fruit Filling

A fruity filling for a fruity cake. Try it with the Heritage Jam Cake.

Kentucky Fruit Filling


  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped raisins
  • 1 large orange
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice


1 Cut orange into sections, and remove the seeds. Grind the sections, peels and all.

2 Combine dates, raisins, and ground orange in a medium saucepan: stir well. Stir in sugar and orange juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened.

3 Spread hot filling between layers or on top of cake.


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