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This recipe for WHITE FRUIT CAKE, by , is from Grandmother Kathryn's Baking Recipes, 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!

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1 pounds butter
4 cups sugar
12 beaten eggs
7 cup flour
2 heaping tsps baking powder
2 cups whiskey
4 pounds golden raisins
2 pounds whole pecans cut in two
8 tsps nutmeg

Preheat oven to 250
Prepare enough loaf pans for 12 pounds of fruit cake by putting oiled paper in the bottom of the pans

Melt butter and add sugar and eggs.
Stir in the flour, baking powder and nutmeg.
Add whiskey, raisins and pecans.

Spoon into pans and bake for one hour
Increase temperature to 275 and continue baking for 1 hours.

When cool, wrap in cheesecloth and put in a sealed container.
Every ten days put 1 tsp of wine or whiskey on each cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Kathryn got this recipe from her good friend Lesa Mary




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