Refrigerator cake

    8 hours 30 min

    This easy dessert is a quick to throw together and everyone will love it. The cake is made with melted marshmallows, cream, biscuit crumbs, glace cherries, crystallised pineapple, dates, pecans and flavoured with orange zest and sherry.

    2 people made this

    Makes: 1 loaf

    • 225g marshmallows, quartered
    • 250ml whipping cream
    • 85g digestive biscuit crumbs
    • 170g chopped glace cherries
    • 110g chopped crystallised pineapple
    • 150g dates, pitted and chopped
    • 110g chopped salted pecans
    • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
    • 2 teaspoons sherry

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:8hr chilling  ›  Ready in:8hr30min 

    1. Heat marshmallows and cream over low heat, folding over and over until marshmallows are half melted. Remove from heat and continue folding until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Cool.
    2. Add 3/4 of the digestive biscuit crumbs, fruit, nuts, orange zest and sherry to the marshmallows. Stir to combine.
    3. Sprinkle a buttered loaf tin with remaining digestive biscuit crumbs, then pour the marshmallow concoction over crumbs. Chill thoroughly.

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    I had asked a "friend" for her fruitcake recipe. She wouldn't give it to me because it was an "old family" recipe. I decided to try this recipe because I have a chocolate pie recipe that begins with milk & marshmallows. This is a truly easy recipe, just chop-chop. I roasted my own pecans used the lemon juice instead of sherry. It has a wonderful subtle orange flavor & we love it! In fact, I like it better than the "old family" recipe. Even people who don't particularly care for fruit cake, love this one. GREAT RECIPE!  -  01 Jan 2011  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)