Fruitcake with Family To Table’s Natalie Kenny Marquez


Champaign, Ill. (WCIA)

Natalie is back in the CI Kitchen with a recipe that screams Christmas…. Fruit Cake!

Fruit Cake


2 cups flour

2 level teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup butter

1 cup sugar

2/3 cup milk

1 egg*

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup currants


  • Sift together the flour, salt, spices and baking powder.
  • Work in the butter and add the sugar and fruit.
  • Mix to soft dough with the egg and milk.
  • Bake in a loaf cake pan at 350 degrees for about 30-45 minutes. Keep an eye on the cake so that it doesn’t burn!

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