"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste

Fruit Cake Recipe

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Par Simpsons Granfathers Recipe
Added: Friday, October 24, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter
3 cups of raisins
11/2 cups of currants or 1 cup currants and 1/2 cup of dates
13/4 cups brown sugar
3 eggs
3/4 lb. cherries
1/2 lb. almonds
1/4 lb.coconut
1/4 lb.mixed peel
2 slices candied pineapple
1/2 cup wine
2 cup flour
1/2 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp.vanilla
1/4 tsp.almond extract

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar,add eggs,beat well. Add wine,vanilla,almond extract. Sift dry ingredients. Add flour fruit and liquids,mix well. Let stand in cool dry place for 24hrs. Have a pan of water in oven and bake 3 hrs at 250. Line baking pans with 2 layers of brown paper greased well. Makes 2 small and 1 med. cake

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
After you've done all this,take whats left of your wine and drink it. CHEERS

 

 

 

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