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Vicki's Christmas Cake Recipe

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Added: Friday, July 8, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. mashed, cooked pumpkin (or can use canned pumpkin)
c flour
tsp baking powder
tsp salt
cup white sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup sliced maraschino glazed cherries (I use red and green)
lb mixed fruit
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp cinnamon
tsp ground cloves
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
tsp almond or rum flavoring

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all dry ingredients then add fruit, nuts, chocolate chips and mashed pumpkin. Beat eggs until frothy, add flavorings and mix in with fruit/flour mixture. Lightly grease loaf pan then line with wax paper and lightly grease paper. Bake at 350 for 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Turn out and remove wax paper. Wrap with foil while hot.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I use cooked butternut squash in place of the pumpkin

 

 

 

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