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Grandma Blair's Fruit Cake Recipe

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A Blair Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 lb. currants
4 lb. raisins
1 1/2 lb. citron
1 1/2 lb. brown sugar
1 1/2 lb. butter
rind of 3 lemons
17 eggs
2 lb. flour
1 oz. cloves
1/2 oz. cinnamon
4 nutmegs
1/2 oz. mace
1 c. milk with 1 t. soda
1/4 c. brandy

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all ingredients together well. Spoon into 3 greased loaf pans. Bake at 350* for 4 1/2 hours.

 

 

 

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