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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.

Quick Fruitcake

Quick Fruitcake

Quick Fruitcake

"This moist loaf is the perfect choice for people who don't like the candied fruits that go into traditional fruitcake," assures Diane Hixon from her home in Niceville, Florida. "Each slice is chock-full of goodies, so they'll think that you fussed when you haven't."

Candied Fruitcake Squares

Candied Fruitcake Squares

Candied Fruitcake Squares

I'm not big on citrussy fruitcake, so when I found this version decades ago, I knew I'd found "my" recipe. We're all nutty for it. —Nancy Johnson, Laverne, Oklahoma
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Candy Orange Slice Fruitcake

Candy Orange Slice Fruitcake

Candy Orange Slice Fruitcake

My version of yule fruitcake has a citrusy twist. When you share it, be prepared to pass around the recipe.

Carrot Fruitcake

Carrot Fruitcake

Carrot Fruitcake

Even those who don't care for fruitcake love this special holiday dessert. It's a fun way to "dress up" that old favorite, carrot cake. Try it—your friends and family will agree. —Ann Parden, Chunchula, Alabama

Easy-Does-It Fruitcake

Easy-Does-It Fruitcake

Easy-Does-It Fruitcake

These miniature loaves are chock-full of tempting fruit and nuts. The glaze makes them extra moist and tasty. They are wonderful to give as gifts and fun to serve to holiday guests. -Romaine Wetzel, Ronks, Pennsylvania

Heirloom Fruitcake

Heirloom Fruitcake

Heirloom Fruitcake

I wanted a holiday fruitcake made with butter, honey , eggs and cream. When I couldn't find a recipe, I created this one. I like this cake because it's not as sweet as many traditional varieties yet is loaded with fruits and nuts. -Sharon McClatchey, Muskogee, Oklahoma

Cherry Date Fruitcake

Cherry Date Fruitcake

Cherry Date Fruitcake

It's a Christmas tradition for me to serve this fruitcake at parties and to give it to friends and family. Jam-packed with nuts and cherries, it puts a new spin on a holiday mainstay.

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.

Holiday Fruitcake

Holiday Fruitcake

Holiday Fruitcake

This is my own recipe and it's a family favorite. The mixture of fruits and nuts helps make it a tasty treat.
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