Print Recipe

Gumdrop Fruitcake

Ingredients



Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans or a 10-inch tube pan with greased parchment or heavy paper.
  2. Sift together the flour, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and salt.
  3. Cut the gumdrops in fourths.
  4. Fry the pecans in the 1 tablespoon butter or margarine.
  5. Mix pecans, raisins, and gumdrops together, and roll in 3/4 cup of flour mixture.
  6. In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup butter or margarine and granulated sugar.
  7. Mix in beaten eggs.
  8. Mix in the flour and spice mixture alternately with the applesauce.
  9. Dissolve baking soda in hot water, and stir into batter. Stir in the vanilla extract. Stir in nuts, gumdrops and raisins.
  10. Bake for 2 hours. The baking time for the tube pan should be about 30 to 40 minutes longer. Test about 10 minutes before the longer time.
  11. Cool, then wrap in foil.



Contact

Maricopa, Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

We're pleased that you are visiting one of the oldest, most reliable and comprehensive home cooking sites. Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our own family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.