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Dorothy's No Bake Fruitcake Recipe

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This recipe for Dorothy's No Bake Fruitcake, by , is from The Sadler Family Cook Book, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Denise Underwood
Added: Sunday, January 21, 2007


5 oz marshallows, cut
8 oz candied cherries
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
grapefruit juice
1 lb seeded dates, chopped
1 qt shelled pecans, broken (reserve a few whole pecans for garnish)
1 lg can evaporated milk, divided
2 lb graham crackers, finely crushed
1/2 lb orange slice candy
1 bx raisins
1 lb fruit cake mix
1 tsp allspice

Pour half of the evaporated milk over marshmallows and let stand while mixing up other ingredients.
Mix remaining ingredients together and add marshmallows and remaining milk till thoroughly mixed together. (Best to use your hands) Line loaf pans with wax paper and press mixture firmly into pans. Pour grapefruit juice over top. The juice helps to moisten cake and to help preserve it. Garnish with whole pecans and candied cherries if desired. Let sit overnight. Keep cakes refrigerated.




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