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Fruitcake

Looking for fruitcake recipes? Taste of Home has the best fruitcake recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Coconut Fruitcake

Coconut Fruitcake

Coconut Fruitcake

We live in a little community of 27—if everyone's home! A neighbor game this recipe when we first moved here, saying it dated back to the 1800"s and everybody in the area made it. I soon discovered why when I took a taste...and I'm not a fruit cake fan! My husband, who's the inventor of a three-point bale mover, and I have a grown son. I'm a crafter and collector.

Miniature Christmas Fruitcakes

Miniature Christmas Fruitcakes

Miniature Christmas Fruitcakes

Meet the Cook: Even people who normally won't eat fruitcake enjoy these, I've found. We are retired (my husband and I have two grown daughters). I've been cooking for 50 years...and my mother, who's 83, thinks nothing of baking 8 dozen cinnamon rolls, custard pies and raisin bread all on the same day!—Libby Over, Phillipsburg, Ohio

Fresh Grapefruit Cake

Fresh Grapefruit Cake

Fresh Grapefruit Cake

This dessert's particularly good for a backyard barbecue. My husband enjoys it, and our 2-year-old son thinks we're having a picnic, whenever I serve it—even if we're not! In fact, it's the only way I can get him to eat grapefruit.
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Christmas Special Fruitcake

Christmas Special Fruitcake

Christmas Special Fruitcake

I've made this quick and easy fruitcake many times during the past several years, giving it to family and friends for Christmas gifts. I also gave one to my doctor, and he claims it's the best fruitcake he's ever tasted.

FlowerPot Fruitcake

FlowerPot Fruitcake

FlowerPot Fruitcake

Here's a new variety of fruitcake folks will surely favor. Mary Kay Calnan of Worthington, Ohio started with a pound cake mix and added traditional spices and raisins to give it a fruitcake flavor. Then she took the recipe a crafty step further by baking it in individual foil-lined flowerpots. "After the cakes are cool, I remove them from the pots and replace the foil with fabric, then fit the cakes back into the pots," describes Mary Kay.

Golden Carrot Fruitcake

Golden Carrot Fruitcake

Golden Carrot Fruitcake

Start a new holiday tradition with this flavorful golden fruitcake from Judy Junwirth of Athol, South Dakota.

Bite-Size Fruitcakes

Bite-Size Fruitcakes

Bite-Size Fruitcakes

Meet the Cook: Because I didn't care for fruitcake, I had to have the recipe for this after I found out what it was I'd been enjoying at the office over the holidays! My husband and I are the parents of two grown sons and grandparents of five. -Alma Stearns, Lansing, Michigan

Chocolate Chip Fruitcake

Chocolate Chip Fruitcake

Chocolate Chip Fruitcake

"Chocolate chips temp even those who don't care for fruitcake to try this one," says Ruth Peterson, Jenison, Michigan.

Miniature Fruitcakes

Miniature Fruitcakes

Miniature Fruitcakes

"I've been using this recipe for 40 years," reports Ruth Burrus, Zionsville, Indiana. "The cakes make cute gifts."

No-Bake Fruitcake

No-Bake Fruitcake

No-Bake Fruitcake

"Keep your oven free for other holiday baking with this easy recipe," suggests Joy Maynard of St. Ignatius, Montana.

No-Candied-Fruit Fruitcake

No-Candied-Fruit Fruitcake

No-Candied-Fruit Fruitcake

Minus the candied fruit, this traditional cake has a positively natural taste. For those who bake their Christmas giveaways ahead, it freezes beautifully, too.
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