Fast 'N Fabulous Fruitcake
- 2 1/2 C. flour
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 2 eggs, slightly beaten
- 2 2/3 C. mincemeat
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 2 C. mixed candied fruit
- 1 C. walnuts, coarsely chopped
- glazed cherries, optional
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease a 9-inch tube pan; line with waxed paper and grease again (or use generously greased and floured 10 inch bundt pan.) Sift together flour and baking soda; set aside. In large bowl, combine eggs, mincemeat, sweetened condensed milk, fruit, and nuts. Add dry ingredients; blend well. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 1 hour and 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Turn out of pan. Remove waxed paper. If desired, garnish with glazed cherries.
Tip: To store cake, cool thoroughly; wrap well in aluminum foil and refrigerate or freeze.