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Fruit Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Esther Rosenberg
Added: Sunday, December 3, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 - 7 1/2 oz. pkg. pitted sliced dates, 1 c. seedless raisins, 1 1/4 c. brown sugar, 2 eggs, 1 c. chopped walnuts, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. soda, 1/2 tsp. salt, 2/3 c. butter, 1 1/4 c. hot water, 2 -8 oz. jar of mixed fruit, 3 c. sifted flour, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1 tsp baking powder

Directions:
Directions:
Combine dates, raisins, butter, brown sugar, and hot water, simmer for 3 min. Cool in mixing bowl, beat in 3 eggs. Add fruits, and nuts. Sift together dry ingredients and add gradually to first mixture- beating well after each addition. Bake in wekll greased 10 inch tube pan at 275 for 2 hours. Serve with hard sauce or whipped cream

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The recipe for the hard sauce is also in the cookbook.

 

 

 

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