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Fruit Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Lee in memory of Daisy Clark, her grandmother
Added: Saturday, June 20, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
6 eggs
2 c. nuts
1/2 lb. dates
1/4 c. wine
1 c. applesauce
spices to taste
2 c. flour
2 sticks butter (1/2 lb.)
1 lb. raisins
1/2 lb. cherries
1/2 lb. pineapple
grated rind and juice of 1 lemon

Directions:
Directions:
Combine butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour. Add remaining ingredients. Turn into a greased bowl or can that can be set loosely in cooker. Cover bowl with wax paper. Place bowl on rack with water in cooler, cover cooker. Steam for 2 1/2 hours in 300 oven.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We baked this on Thanksgiving afternoon when I was a teenager.

 

 

 

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