Texas Manor Fruitcake Recipe

Fruitcakes are spongy with a taste of different fruits added to them as a whole. The combined effect of these fruits either nuts and walnuts or cherries and dates is so soothing. This fruit cake is never tough or dry and is formed by making two different batters.

The batter prepared for fruit mixing is good enough to hold all the fruits together. The fruit cake is best served when cold. You can replace the fruits and ingredients according to your interest. I was not a fan of fruit cakes in the past. But this recipe of Texan Manor Fruitcake is heart Warming or I must say heart winning.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pound Brazil nuts
  • 1 pound chopped walnuts
  • 1 pound pecan halves
  • 1 pound red candied cherries
  • 1 pound green candied cherries
  • 2 pounds pitted dates

How to make a delicious Texas Manor Fruitcake

  1. Put parchment papers in the baking dishes after greasing them with oil.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Preheating the oven is good to provide enough temperature to your dish so that it can be baked properly.
  3. In a large-sized container, beat eggs with the blender. Also, add salt and vanilla to these beaten eggs until it has a smooth light texture, and is lemon colored.
  4. To make your batter sweet, add sugar, a cup of all-purpose flour, and only 2 tablespoons of baking powder.
  5. Take another large bowl, and put Brazil nuts, walnuts, pecan, red and green cherries. Dust your batter with the flour leftover.
  6. In this fruit mixture, add the egg and salt mixture. Blend to make it smooth. As the mixture is stiff, you can mix it with your hands.
  7. Pour this mixture slowly in the loaf pans in which you have brushed the oil on both paper and pan.
  8. Now the baking period is a little long. Bake for at least an hour for perfect results.
  9. Your fruit cake is ready and is a most served snack with tea or coffee.

FAQs?

How do you know a rich fruit cake is cooked?

When the sides and crust of your cake are getting browned, it is enough swollen and with a slightly lemon color, your fruit cake is cooked, You can also check it by inserting a fork or a toothpick.

What should be the texture of our fruit cake?

Your fruit cake must not be too moist or soggy and also should not be extra dry. It should have a texture in between. It should be soft and light.

Texas Manor Fruitcake Recipe
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Texas Manor Fruitcake Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: dessert
Cuisine: French
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pound Brazil nuts
  • 1 pound chopped walnuts
  • 1 pound pecan halves
  • 1 pound red candied cherries
  • 1 pound green candied cherries
  • 2 pounds pitted dates

Instructions

  • Put parchment papers in the baking dishes after greasing them with oil.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Preheating the oven is good to provide enough temperature to your dish so that it can be baked properly.
  • In a large-sized container, beat eggs with the blender. Also, add salt and vanilla to these beaten eggs until it has a smooth light texture, and is lemon colored.
  • To make your batter sweet, add sugar, a cup of all-purpose flour, and only 2 tablespoons of baking powder.
  • Take another large bowl, and put Brazil nuts, walnuts, pecan, red and green cherries. Dust your batter with the flour leftover.
  • In this fruit mixture, add the egg and salt mixture. Blend to make it smooth. As the mixture is stiff, you can mix it with your hands.
  • Pour this mixture slowly in the loaf pans in which you have brushed the oil on both paper and pan.
  • Now the baking period is a little long. Bake for at least an hour for perfect results.
  • Your fruit cake is ready and is a most served snack with tea or coffee.

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