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German Fruit Cake Recipe

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This recipe for German Fruit Cake, by , is from Godwin Family Reunion Cookbook 2007, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Smith
Added: Sunday, January 14, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
3 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon soda
1 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup cherry preserves
2/3 cup apricot preserves
2/3 cup pineapple preserves
1 cup pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter, sugar and eggs until light. Sift dry ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture alternating with buttermilk to which soda has been added. Fold in remaining ingredients. Bake in 2 loaf pans. Greased and floured at 325 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Cool 15 minutes then remove.

 

 

 

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