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Christmas Fruit Cake

Dee Keener Recipe shared by:
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Tired of that old dried out fruit cake? Try mine it's easy and very moist

  • Hands-On Time: 10 Minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 Box of Duncan Hines Spice cake mix
  • 1/2- cup of regular applesauce
  • 1- 8 oz container of candied fruit

Baking Instructions

  1. Prepare cake mix as directed on box. Add applesauce. Fold in candied fruit and bake as directed on cake mix box. Remove from oven and cool completely. I use a bunt cake pan

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Less Batter Problem

Less Batter Problem

I live in Alaska and everytime I baked a box cake mix in an electric oven, the cake would come out dry. After I did much searching on the internet, I found out that sugar can help hold moisture in the cake. So...for Duncan Hines Devil's Food Cake mix, I always add at least 1/4 cup of white granulated sugar to the mix and they have come out perfect everytime. I wonder if the differences between the old box weight 18 oz and the new box weight is a reduction of sugar?


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