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Real Fruit Fruitcake

This is another non-traditional fruit cake, full of dried fruits and premium nuts. If you want to avoid the alcohol, substitute apple juice or cider for the run and orange juice for the Triple Sec.

1/2 c Rum
1/2 c Triple Sec
1 1/2 cn Unsalted Margarine,Softened
2/3 c Brown Sugar,Packed
2 Eggs
1/4 c Maple Syrup
2 t Orange Peel,Grated
1 1/3 c Flour
1/4 t Sodium Free Baking Soda
1/4 t Cream Of Tartar
1 t Cinnamon
1/2 t Nutmeg
1/2 c Raisins
1/2 c Golden Raisins
1/2 c Dried Cherries
1/2 c Dried Apples
1/2 c Dried Apricots
1/2 c Dried Pineapple
1 c Macadamia Nuts,Unsalted
1 c Pecans,Unsalted

Combine fruit and nuts in a large bowl. Pour rum and Triple Sec over, stirring to mix. Cover and allow to soak overnight to 24 hours, stirring occasionally. Cream together margarine and sugar. Add the eggs, orange peel and maple syrup and mix well. Combine the dry ingredients and stir into the batter. Add fruit and nut mixture and stir well. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease two large loaf pans or 4 mini loaf pans. Spoon batter into pans, pressing down and leveling top. Bake until a knife inserted in the center come out clean, about an hour for mini pans or an hour and 20 minutes for regular pans.

Yield: 32 Servings

Sodium Category: VeryLowSodium

Diabetic Exchanges
0 Starch
0 Fruit
0 Milk
0 Other Carbohydrates
0 Vegetable
0 Lean Meat
0 Very Lean Meat
0 Fat

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Helping
Servings Per Recipe 32

Amount Per Serving
Calories 192
Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Values *

Total Fat 10 gr
  Saturated Fat 2 gr
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2 gr
  Monounsaturated Fat 6 gr
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 9 mg
Potassium 158 mg
Carbohydrates 20 gr
  Dietary Fiber 1.4gr
Protein 2 gr

Vitamin A
Vitamin C

* Percent Daily Values are based on
a 2000 calorie diet