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Franklin Nut Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carole Schlitz
Added: Saturday, July 16, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb butter, 2 C sugar ,6 eggs
4 C plain or cake flour
1/2 lb candied pineapple(cut)
1/2 lb candied cherries(cut)
2 C chopped pecans
2 tsp. vanilla, 1/2 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.

Cream butter and add sugar.
Add eggs. one at a time.

Sift together 3 cups of flour, baking powder and salt.
Slowly add to butter mixture.

Mix remaining flour with fruit and nuts. Stir into batter by hand.

Pour into greased and floured and lined tube pan.

Bake for 3 hours or until tests done.

You may prefer loaf pans or small Bundt pans.
Bake 2 hours for 3 small pans or 2 1/2 hours for 2 small pans.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Recipe is from Carol's grandmother, Dollie Dasher Anderson.

 

 

 

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