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Dried Fruit Cake 1940's Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Julia Quinn Hanley/Julia Pezley
Added: Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c molasses
1 c sugar
1 c sour cream or buttermilk
1 tsp cinnamon
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
Pinch of salt
4 lbs apples or other fruit

Directions:
Directions:
Mix in enough flour to roll a stiff dough. Divide dough into 6 sections and roll thin and bake in round or square pans. Reserve one part of dough for the top of cake. Makes a number of cakes (probably 5 ) as this is a stack cake. Save some dough to cover the entire stack when finished. Grease and flour tins each time, also stick dough with fork after placing rolled dough in pan. Cook 4 lbs apples until tender and run though sieve, add 1/2 c sugar to fruit, Flavor to taste, cinnamon, nutmeg or ect. Stack in layers, alternating cake and apple mixture, you may use toothpicks to hold cakes together, cover all with the remaining dough. Bake the stack again until brown, brush with butter. Let stand in refrigator for 10-15 days before serving.

 

 

 

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