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Fruit Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sherry Thompson
Added: Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1- 9-oz pkg Borden's None Such Mince Meat
1/2 cup water
1 cup walnut meats or pecans, coarsely chopped
1 cup (8-oz) mixed candied fruit, coarsely chopped
1 can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Break mince meat into small pieces and put in 2-quart saucepan. Add water. Place over medium heat and stir until lumps are thoroughly broken. Boil briskly 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and cool. Add nuts, candied fruit, sweetened condensed milk, and egg; blend well. Stir in flour and baking soda, until just blended. Pour mixture into 9 x 4" loaf pan which has been greased, waxed paper lined, and greased again. Bake at 350 (if glass baking dish is used, reduce heat to 325) for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched with finger and top is golden brown. Wrap in waxed paper, cellophane, or aluminum foil.

 

 

 

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