This is not your grandma's fruitcake! This Coconut Fruitcake is an irresistibly fruity, dense and nutty cake 🥥 Moist and sweet, it goes perfectly with a hot cup of coffee.
Fiesta Tropicalé Sweetened Shredded Coconut
↣ 1/2 cup butter, softened ↣ 1 cup granulated sugar ↣ 3 large eggs ↣ 1 tsp. lemon extract ↣ 2 cups all-purpose flour ↣ 1 tsp. baking powder ↣ 1 tsp. salt ↣ 1/2 cup orange juice ↣ 1 pound chopped mixed candied fruit ↣ 1 ½ cups Fiesta Tropicalé Sweetened Shredded Coconut ↣ 1 cup golden raisins ↣ 1 cup chopped nuts
HOW TO MAKE IT
👉 Preheat oven to 300°F.
👉 Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, beating well after each addition. Mix in lemon extract.
👉 Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with orange juice. Stir in candied fruit, shredded coconut, raisins and nuts.
👉 Transfer mixture to a greased paper-lined 10-inch tube cake pan.
👉 Bake 90 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!