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Best Fruit Cake Ever Recipe

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This recipe for Best Fruit Cake Ever, by , is from The 2006 Intermatic 115th Anniversary Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dept. 0069 -- Jan Milz
Added: Wednesday, June 14, 2006


1 c. - butter
1 c. - sugar
4 large - eggs
1 tsp. - baking powder
1 tsp. - baking soda
1 tsp. - salt
pt. - lemon juice
1 c. - brown sugar
1 or 2 qt. - whiskey
2 c. - dried fruit

Before you start, sample the whiskey to check for quality, good isn't it??? Now go ahead. Select a large mixing bowl, measuring cup, etc, Check the whisky again as it must be just right. To be sure the whiskey is of the highest quality, pour 1 cup into a glass and drink it as fast as you can. Repeat.

With an electric mixer, beat butter in large fluffy bowl. Add 1 tsp. sugar and beat again. Meanwhile, make sure that the whiskey is of the finest quality. Cry another tup. Open second quart if necessary. Add 2 large eggs, 2 cups of fried fruit and beat till high. If fruit gets stuck in beaters, just pry it loose with a screwdriver. Sample the whiskey again, hecking for tonicity, then sift 2 cups of salt or anything, it really doesn't matter. Sample the whiskey. Sift pint lemon juice. Fold in butter and strained nuts. Add 1 tablespoon of brown thugar, or whatever color you can find and mix well. Grease oven and turn cake pan to 350. Now pour the whole mess into the coven and ake. Check the whiskey again and go to bed.




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