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Pork Cake Recipe

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1 pint black coffee (strong)
1 lb fresh ground pork
1 lb raisins
1 lb dates (cut up)
1 lb candied fruit (optional)
1 lb english walnuts (chopped)
4 cups brown sugar
7 cups all purpose flour
1 tbsp baking soda
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tbsp all spice
1 tbsp nutmeg
1 cup applesauce
1 cup citron

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour 2 bundt pans.
Put pork and raisins in a large mixing bowl (6 qt.+). Pour hot coffee over them. Set aside allowing some time to cool. Sift together all measured dry ingredients; then mix in the walnuts. Stir pork mixture carefully in case the coffee is still hot. Slowly begin to add sifted dry ingredients with walnuts and combine together thoroughly. Mix in applesauce and citron. Pour into greased and floured bundt pans. Bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until done.




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