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Fruity Tube Pan Cake

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling

Makes

12-16 servings

"I like this white fruit cake for its color and texture," notes field editor Blanche Whytsell of Arnoldsburg, West Virginia.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups cake flour, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1-1/2 cups red and green candied cherries
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • Additional candied cherries

Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Add vanilla. Combine 2 cups flour and baking powder; gradually beat into batter. Combine pecans, cherries and remaining flour; fold into batter. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  2. Bake at 325° for 1 hour or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Combine confectioners' sugar, milk, vanilla and salt; drizzle over cake. Garnish with cherries.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 458 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 234mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • 2124arizona
    Jun 25, 2017

    The cake is a perfect ending to a holiday meal. It's a nice change of pace than the traditional frui cake!

  • rjamico
    Dec 4, 2009

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