Unbaked Rich Fruitcake Recipe

This Rich Fruitcake Recipe, complete with candied citron and candied pineapple, requires no baking.

Fruit And Nut Cake Recipe

This Unbaked Rich Fruitcake Recipe needs to stand one week before serving.

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Carol Warner, Boulder, Colorado, sends a recipe her mother made back in Mississippi. 

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Unbaked Rich Fruitcake Recipe

3 pounds seeded raisins
2 pounds stoned dates
1/2 pound candied pineapple
1/2 pound candied cherries
1/4 pound candied citron
1/4 pound candied orange peel
1/4 pound candied lemon peel
1 cup sugar
2 pounds figs
2 pounds pecans or hickory nuts
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon nutmeg
Grated peel and juice of 1 orange
1/2 cup fruit juice

After cutting fruit and nuts, mix thoroughly, press tightly in a vessel. Let it stand one week before cutting.

Note: This cake keeps well when refrigerated, and it also freezes well.