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Old Fashioned Christmas Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anna Marie Pieper Reyling

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box raisins
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
1 cup orange juice
1 T shortening
1/2 cup applesauce
1 T cinnamon
1 t salt

3 cups flour
1 -4 oz jar maraschino cherries (do not drain)
1 t soda
1/2 cups chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Mix first 8 ingredients and boil for 5 min. Cool, then add flour, cherries w/juice, soda and nuts.
Pour in well buttered 9x13x2 cake pan. Dough will be stiff and must be spread evenly in pan. Bake in a 350 oven for 45 min.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12

 

 

 

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