Best Boiled Fruitcake

Best Boiled Fruitcake

Best Boiled Fruitcake
This boiled fruitcake is an old-fashioned holiday dessert that’s moist, flavorful, and dense with walnuts, citrus peel, spices, and candied fruit.

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).

Line an 8-inch deep cake pan with parchment paper.

Place sugar candied mixed fruit milk butter cherries citrus peel walnuts allspice and baking soda in a medium-sized saucepan.

Bring to a boil reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

Stir flour and eggs into fruit mixture.

Pour batter into the prepared pan.

Wrap the outside of the pan with brown paper or newspaper.

Bake cake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes.

Reduce temperature to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) and continue baking cake for 1 1/2 hours.