"The first zucchini I ever saw I killed it with a hoe."--John Gould, Monstrous Depravity, 1963


  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for FRUIT CAKE, by , is from Clan Uisdean Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Kim Kelley


1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
6 eggs, well beaten
4 cup flour
cup molasses
cup perked coffee
cup grape juice
1 teaspoon cloves
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 jar (1 pound) mixed fruit
box raisins
1 box (1 pound) Dates
pound candied cherries
nuts of choice, pecans are best
1 cup First anniversary port wine (use any good port wine)

Mix the beaten eggs, melted shortening, sugar, flour, molasses, coffee, grape juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Next, cut up mixed fruit, raisins, dates, cherries and nuts.. Mix all together. Grease a tube pan. Line with wax paper. Grease wax paper. Pour batter in pan and bake at 275 degrees or lower for 3 hours. Let cool overnight. Put on a plate on foil and white cloth. Spoon a cup of port wine all over cake until empty. After soaking, wrap in cloth. Put in a cool dry place for one month before eating.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!