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Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Lutes
Added: Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2cups whole brazil nuts
1 1/2 cups walnut halves
2 cups pitted dates
1 small jar candied orange peel
1 pkg. candied cherries
1/2 c. raisins or currants
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 c. sifted all- purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
PREPARE PANS: grease bottom and sides of loaf pa 10" x 5" x 3". Line bottom with was paper and grease the paper. Place all the fruits in a large bowl and mix well. Sift dry ingredients together then sift the dry ingredients over the fruit. Mix well. In mixer bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. add egg mixture to fruit and mix well. Spoon spoon mixture into the loaf pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 300 for 1 and 3/4 hours. Use a tooth pick or straw to test for completion. Remove from oven and cool for 20 min. Before removing from pan. May be wrapped in cheese cloth which has been soaked in brandy. Store in an air tight container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Source: Jack Cox's Daughter

 

 

 

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