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Crunchy Fruit Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Crunchy Fruit Cake, by , is from The Baptist Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Doris Waller-Behr
Added: Monday, January 19, 2009


1/2 lb. candied cherries
1/2 lb. candied pineapple
1 small package dates, chopped
3 cups nuts
1 cup flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. salt
4 eggs
1 can coconut
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Mix dry ingredients and sift flour over fruit in a separate bowl. Beat 4 eggs and add 1 cup sugar, 2 tsp. vanilla. Mix together and bake in 275 oven for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Last 20 minutes put pan of water under cake.




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