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Basic fruit cake A la Maud Lane Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Hazel Zimmermann
Added: Monday, October 20, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 egg
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
pinch salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbs. melted butter
3 Tbs. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Beat egg and add sugar. Add sifted dry ingredients and add vanilla and milk. Stir melted butter in last.

Spread in a 9" square pan and press fruit into dough close together. Sprinkle generously with sugar and bake at 375 until lightly brown and crisp.
Takes at least 50 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is fine if you use fresh plums, peaches or apples. Fresh cherries are also good.

 

 

 

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