Frosted Fruitcake with Meringue Mushrooms
Frosted Fruitcake with Meringue Mushrooms
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  • Summary

    This is fruitcake reinvented: Meringue mushrooms sprout from the cake's surface, which is untraditionally covered with snowy white frosting.

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces dried apricots, cut into 1/4-inch pieces (about 1 1/3 cups)
    • 8 ounces dried figs, cut into 1/4-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)
    • 8 ounces dates, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch pieces (about 1 1/4 cups)
    • 1/4 cup Frangelico or other hazelnut-flavored liqueur
    • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 3 large eggs
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 pound hazelnuts (about 2 cups), toasted, skinned, and coarsely chopped
    • Perfect Seven-Minute Frosting
    • Cocoa Meringue Mushrooms
    • Vegetable-oil cooking spray

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 10890 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 619 g 951.8%
    • Saturated Fat: 255 g 1275.05%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 122 mg 40.69%
    • Sodium: 3830 mg 159.57%
    • Calcium: 531 mg 53.11%
    • Potassium: 2555 mg 73%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 16 mg 88.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1315 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 25 g 99.04%
    • Sugar: 1136 g
    • Protein: 45 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 19 g
    • Vitamin A 29.31%
    • Vitamin C 24.13%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat122
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs80
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total6 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total16 oz-eq

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