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Nana’s Best Brazil Nut Fruitcake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Nana Bezy

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

3 cups Brazil nuts (1 lb. shelled0
2 7 ½ ounce packages pitted dates
1 cup (8 oz.) maraschino cherries, drained
¾ cup sifted all-purpose flour
¾ cup sugar
½ t. baking powder
½ t. salt
3 eggs
1 t. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Put Brazil nuts, dates, and cherries into large bowl. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt over nuts and fruit; mix with hands until nuts and fruit are coated. Beat eggs until foamy; add vanilla. Stir into nut-fruit mixture until well mixed. Turn into greased and waxed paper lined 9x5x 2 inch pan. Spread evenly in pan. Bake in a slow oven, 300 degrees, one hour and 45 minutes. Cake must be cooled before slicing. If desired, cut in half and wrap as two separate gift cakes. Yield: One 3-pound cake.



 

 

 

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