Golden Fruitcake Recipe

December 8, 2009 (Last Updated: July 9, 2012)

Golden Fruitcake Recipe is made from Natural sun-dried raisins, apricots, walnuts, red and green cherries in a sweet yellow cake.

Fruit cake or fruitcake  is a cake made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and (optionally) soaked in spirits. A cake that simply has fruit in it as an ingredient can also be colloquially called a fruit cake.

Fruit Cake recipe

Yields: 1 Bundt cake or 2 loaf cakes

Golden Fruitcake Ingredients:

  • 1 package (1 pound 2.25 ounces) yellow cake mix
  • 1 container (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 2-1/2 cups California raisins
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) red maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) green maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 cup broken walnuts

Golden Fruitcake Cooking Instructions:

  • Heat oven to 350F.
  • Generously grease and flour 12-cup Bundt pan or 2 (8 x 4-inch) loaf pans.
  • Combine cake mix, sour cream and eggs in large bowl. Mix at low speed until well combined.
  • Beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • Spoon into greased and floured pan.
  • Bake at 350F for 55 to 60 minutes for Bundt cake or for 50 to 55 minutes for loaf cakes, or until top is deep golden brown.
  • Cool slightly in pan. Remove from pan onto cooling rack.
  • Cool completely. Brush top of cake with light corn syrup, if desired.
  • Wrap tightly in foil. Store in refrigerator.


Here’s the ready to serve Filipino Style Golden Fruitcake

Fruit Cake

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  • Nora Skeldon

    July 15, 2010 at 9:41 am

    I will try this golden fruit cake recipe, it looks yummy….let yah know next time.


    January 25, 2010 at 9:08 am

    Thanks for the recipe.i will try this fruit cake.