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Eggless, Butterless, Milkless Fruitcake Recipe

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This recipe for Eggless, Butterless, Milkless Fruitcake, by , is from The Ward/Bagley/Blevins and Friends Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dorcus Blevins
Added: Saturday, November 15, 2008


1 cup packed brown sugar
2 cup raisins
1 cup water
1 large container candied fruit
1/3 cup shortening
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp salt
Boil the above for 3 minutes
Then add 1 tsp baking soda dissolved in a small amount of hot water.
Add 2 cups flour
1tsp baking powder
1 cup nuts

Bake at 325 until done. If you want to make this in an angle food pan, you will need to double the recipe.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My great grandma had this recipe. Due to the depression, the didn't have a lot of money or extras. That's why this recipe has so many "lesses".
I personally have never made this.




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