Light (Or Yellow) Fruitcake

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“This is a variation of the traditional "dark" fruitcakes. The "light" in the title refers to the color of the cake, not its calorie content ;)”
3hrs 30mins
2 9inch loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 275°F.
  2. Line 2 9x5x3 inch loaf pans with foil, and grease.
  3. Put all ingredients (except fruits and nuts) in a large mixer bowl.
  4. Mix for 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly.
  5. Beat for 3 minutes on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
  6. Stir in fruits and nuts.
  7. Spread mixture evenly in pans.
  8. Bake for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. If cakes start to get too brown, cover the top with aluminum foil for the last hour of baking.
  10. Remove from pans and cool on racks.
  11. When cool, wrap tightly in plastic wrap or foil and store in a cool place for 3-4 weeks (to mellow) before serving.

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