Betty Crocker Old Fashioned Fruit Cake Recipe

Betty Crocker Old Fashioned Fruit Cake Recipe

Betty Crocker old fashioned fruit cake recipe is a traditional cake recipe where you will find an old cake tastes almost as good as today’s fruit cakes. This old fashioned christmas fruit cake recipe is for those who want to go back to the old Christmas days. All families baking cake together enjoying life with each other is something more enjoyable. 

Betty Crocker fruit cake is a simple classic cake full of nuts and fruits. It may not be that spongy or soft like the recent cakes, but you will get to taste the old sweetness here. With this cake, you can ruminate on your old memories, especially the old Christmas, which was full of life and enjoyment. 

Betty Crocker Fruit Cake Recipe

If you are not sure how to make homemade fruit cake, then try this recipe. You will never regret it. This simple fruit cake can be served in the evening tea time or can be a part of your breakfast. This light dessert can be served in every way at any time.

Betty Crocker fruit cake is a very simple recipe. You can easily make and serve it. There are many people who don’t like to eat fruit cakes; you can try this recipe on them. This ordinary but delicious recipe has nothing excess added. This is made in a simple and old way. Not let’s see how to make this old fashioned fruit cake.


All-purpose flour 3 cups

Baking powder 1 tsp

Sugar 1 and ⅓ cups

Salt 2 tsp

Dark corn syrup ¼ cup

Pecan halves ½ pounds

Nutmeg 1 tsp

Orange juice 1 cup

Eggs 4

Mixed candied fruits 1 pound

Cinnamon 2 tsp

Raisins 2 cups

Pitted date 1 package

Salad oil 1 cup


Step 1: Grease 9×5×3 inches 2 aluminium foil loaf pans. 

Step 2: Set your oven to 275 degrees.

Step 3: Except nuts and fruits, take all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix them until they get smooth. 

Step 4: Now add nuts and fruits into the mixture.

Step 5: Insert the pans inside the oven and bake for at least 1 and ½ or 2 hours or until the toothpick comes out clean when you insert it into the cake.

Step 6: You can even use aluminium foil paper to prevent getting extra brown.

Step 7: Now take it out and cover it with plastic wrap or aluminium until cool down.


You will find more delicate, more attractive cakes nowadays that satisfies your mind and appetite, both also good to serve at parties or on Christmas like jeweled cake or brazil nut fruit cake. These are also very good to try for Christmas, but this Betty Crocker’s old fashioned fruit cake recipe will bring the traditional feeling which is missing nowadays.

Sometimes simplicity brings more happiness. So if you are bored of these expensive, overwhelmed cakes, try this simple fruit cake and live the past again.

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