Christmas Nut Cake


This nut loaf is all nuts. I have never met anyone who didn't like it - except for a few nuts!

8 to 10 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds blanched whole almonds

  • 1 pound Brazil nuts

  • ½ pound walnut halves

  • ½ pound pecan halves

  • 1 ½ pounds pitted dates

  • pound red candied cherries

  • pound green candied cherries

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Line two 5x9 inch loaf pans with greased parchment paper.

  2. Combine the almonds, Brazil nuts, walnuts, pecans, dates, red and green cherries; mix well.

  3. Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine with nut mixture and mix well.

  4. Beat eggs and vanilla, add to nut and flour mixture and mix well.

  5. Press into 2 lined loaf pans and bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Set aside for 5 minutes and remove from pans. Completely cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

598 Calories
41g Fat
52g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 598
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 122mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 105mg 8%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 485mg 10%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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