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Christmas Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Christmas Cake, by , is from The Diduck Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Eileen Hoffman
Added: Sunday, November 9, 2008


2 cps. raisins
1 cp. currans
1 cp. mixed peel
2 cps. candied pineapple
2 cps red cherries
2 cps green cherries
1 cp brazil nuts
1 cp pecans
6 cps. deluxe fruit


1 orange juice (minute maid)
2 cps. brown sugar
1 cp. brandy or rum
3 cps butter = 11/2 pound
12 eggs (seperated, use yolks only) set whites aside
6 cps. flour
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp. vanilla
1/2 cp molasses

1. Wash raisins and currans
2. Mix everything, pour rum and orange juice into mixture
3. Beat egg whites
4. Sprinkle 3 cps. flour over fruit
5. Add salt, baking powder to next 3 cps. flour.
6. Cream butter, sugar, beaten egg yolks, add extracts, beat well and add nuts.
7. Fold in egg whites.

Line pans with parchment paper (must do this, or it will burn), and spray with pam.

Bat 275 to 300 for 1 -3 hours

Makes about 7 cakes.




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