"I don't think America will have really made it until we have our own salad dressing. Until then we're stuck behind the French, Italians, Russians and Caesarians."--Pat McNelis

Nana Boone's Fruitcake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Nana Boone's Fruitcake, by , is from The Peterson Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lynn Evans
Added: Thursday, December 11, 2008


1/2 cup butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 beaten egg
1/2 cup coffee
3 cups flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 cups dried fruit
1 lb. citron
1/2 cup rum
1/2 cup nuts

Soak dried fruit in rum for half hour.

Cream butter and sugar.

Add molasses, beaten eggs and coffee.

Stir in flour and spices.

Drain fruit (save run) and sprinkle with a little flour.

Add nuts and stir mixture into batter.

Add some of saved rum to mixture to moisten.

Shape into loaf pan

Bake at 300 for 1 hour




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!