Mixed Fruit Squares

By ADW|2017-09-15T11:11:19-04:00Updated: September 15th, 2017|Desserts, Diabetes Recipes, Fruit|0 Comments


  • 1 (8-ounce) package dried mixed fruit, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dark raisins
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 8 tablespoons margarine, cut into pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes (18 packets Equal® Sweetener™ or 3/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine dried fruit, raisins, and water in medium saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until fruit is tender and water is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add margarine, stirring until melted; cool to room temperature.
  3. Mix eggs and vanilla into fruit mixture; mix in combined flour, Equal® , baking soda, salt, and spices. Spread batter evenly in greased baking dish, 11 x 7 x 2-inches; sprinkle with walnuts.
  4. Bake in oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly.
  5. Cool on wire rack, then cut into squares.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Bread, 1 Fat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 12 Servings
Calories: 99
Protein: 2g
Carbohydrate: 13g
Fat: 5g
Cholesterol: 18mg
Sodium: 127mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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