Holiday White Fruitcake
1 package (8 ounces) chopped mixed candied fruit
1-1/4 cups golden raisins
1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
2 cups butter, softened
2 cups sugar
6 large eggs
Preheat oven to 275°. Line bottoms of four greased 9×5-in. loaf pans with parchment paper; grease paper.
In a small bowl, toss candied fruit, raisins and walnuts with 1/2 cup flour. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in remaining flour. Fold in fruit mixture.
Transfer to prepared pans. Bake 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 loaves (16 slices each).
Editor’s Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for…
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