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Grandma Minnie's Fruitcake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linden Churchill

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups brown sugar
1 cup butter
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cream of tarter
2 tsp. cinnamon
tsp. nutmeg
tsp. cloves
5 eggs
2 cups flour
1 lb. raisins
lb. currents
1 cup walnuts
1 cup mixed fruit

Directions:
Directions:
Blend and bake 1 hour. Linden loves how she wrote 25 cents walnuts in her recipe. Bake 1 hour at 325 or until toothpick comes out clear.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma made this every Christmas. It is so good, and I never missed having Christmas at her house for over 50 years. It was so special to me and a beautiful memory!

 

 

 

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