Champ’s Gourmet Fruit Cake Cajun Style



  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp each of ginger, allspice, cinnamon, and nutmeg
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 lb each of butter (melted), brown sugar, dates and raisins
  • 1/2 cup Steen's syrup
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 pint figs
  • 1 lb mixed fruits
  • 1 lb chopped pecans


Step 1

In a large glass bowl, mix flour, spices, and sugars together until well blended. Add butter.

Step 2

Add the butter, eggs and syrup to the flour; blending well.

Step 3

Then add the figs, dates and raisins; mix well. Add the mixed fruits; mix well. Add pecans as the last item, mixing well.

Step 4

Spray and coat an 8-inch pan with Baker's Joy Cooking spray. Put a pan of water on the bottom rack of the oven while baking the fruitcake to keep it moist.

Step 5

Bake at 250 degrees for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until a toothpick comes out clean.


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