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Fruit Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Fruit Cake, by , is from For The Love Of Cooking, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lorraine (Luis) Bertron
Added: Wednesday, May 3, 2006


2 1/2 cups flour
1-teaspoon baking soda
1-teaspoon baking powder
1-teaspoon cinnamon
teaspoon cloves
teaspoon allspice
Pinch of salt
Sift all the above together

1 jar mincemeat
1 jar candied mixed fruit
1-cup raisins
cup molasses or syrup
cup wine or fruit juice
Mix all the above together

Cream 1 cube margarine/butter and 1 cup sugar.
Add 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Add fruit mixture and mix, then add flour mixture. Bake in 325 degree oven for 1 1/2 hours.




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