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White Fruit Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lucille Jacobs
Added: Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups butter
2 cups sugar
6 eggs
1 tbsp vanilla
4 cups flour
1 lb dates chopped
1 lb white raisins
1/2 cup chopped candied pineapple
1 cup chopped cherries
2 cups chopped nuts
1/2 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 275. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly in eggs and vanilla. Mix 1 cup of flour with fruit and nuts. mix remaining flour and salt. Stir into butter mixture, stir in fruit mixture. Grease tube pan and place a layer of waxed paper on the bottom and sides. Pour 2 cups of water into a shallow plan and place on the bottom shelf of the oven. Place batter in tube pan and place in oven on shelf up from pan of water. Bake for 2 1/2 - three hours.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
This Takes A While!
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
All these homemade cakes will take a bit longer than using a cake mix, but they will also be so much tastier than Pillsbury or Duncan Hines! Everyone should make a cake from scratch at least once during the holiday season.

 

 

 

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