Moist and Boozy Fruitcake with Rum and Port (a.k.a. Dark Brown Cake)

Martha Stewart
23Ingredients
780Calories
70Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pitted prunes (2 1/4 cups)
  • 1 pound raisins (dark, 2 3/4 cups)
  • 1 pound dried currants (3 1/2 cups)
  • 1 pound dried cherries (3 1/3 cups)
  • 3 ounces candied citrus peel (orange and lemon, 1/2 cup)
  • 3 ounces candied ginger (1/2 cup)
  • 750 milliliters dark rum (plus more for brushing cakes)
  • 750 milliliters ruby port (or Manischewitz wine)
  • 2 cups unsalted butter (at room temperature, plus more for pans)
  • 4 cups all purpose flour (plus more for pans)
  • 4 ounces blanched almonds (2/3 cup)
  • 1/3 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 cups dark brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 10 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg (freshly)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup molasses sugar
  • icing
  • confectioners sugar
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NutritionView more

780Calories
Sodium8%DV180mg
Fat37%DV24g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs36%DV108g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories780Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat24g37%
Saturated Fat13g65%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol155mg52%
Sodium180mg8%
Potassium740mg21%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate108g36%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars58g116%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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