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Fruit Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Hester Johnson Warren
Added: Tuesday, February 17, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. pecans
1 c. black walnuts
1 c. raisins
1/4 lb. red cherries
1/4 lb. green cherries
2 sticks melted margarine
1 2/3 c. sugar
2 c. plain flour
5 whole eggs
Dash of salt

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and margarine well. Add whole eggs and beat well. Add flour and salt, mix well. Fold in nuts, cherries, and raisins coated in flour. Bake at 300 for 1 1/2 hours.

 

 

 

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