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Gum Drop Fruit Cake ~ LaWana & Marie Marx Recipe

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This recipe for Gum Drop Fruit Cake ~ LaWana & Marie Marx, by , is from Faith, Family, and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rebecca Pace
Added: Tuesday, October 7, 2008


2 Cups sugar
1 Cup Shortening
2 eggs
2 cups applesauce
1 pkg raisins simmered in 1/4 cup water - 5 minutes
Candied pineapple
Candied Cherries
3 tsp baking soda dissolved in 1/2 cup hot water
5 cups flour - save 1 cup to cover nuts & gumdrops
1 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp salt
l lb walnuts
1 1/2 lb gumdrops

Cream all liquid ingredients together. Sift dry ingredients. Combine. Fold in walnuts & gumdrops. Mix well. bake 1 1/2 hours at 325 degrees.

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Makes 3 loaves




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