Mom's Fruitcake recipe
Home » Recipes By Misc » Moms Recipes » Mom's Fruitcake recipe
Categories of Recipe
Cake Recipes
Eggs Recipes
Coconut Recipes
Moms Recipes
Pecan Recipes
Raisins Recipes
 
Timings & Yeildings
Prepration :
Cooking :
Total :
Yeildings: 1batch
Direction and Ingredients

1 1/2 c Butter, softened

1 pk Confectioner's sugar

Flour

6 lg Eggs

1 c Bourbon (or rum)

4 T Vanilla extract

1 lb Golden raisins

1 lb Glace cherries

1 lb Glace pineapple

1/3 lb Glace citron (or more,

-up to a pound)

1/4 lb Candied orange peel

1/4 lb Candied lemon peel

1 qt Pecan halves

14 oz Coconut, flaked

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Line the bottom and sides of a large tube pan and a small loaf pan with foil; grease the pans. Chop coarsely the raisins, cherries, pineapple, citron, orange peel, lemon peel and pecan halves.

In large bowl, soften the 3 sticks of butter. Cream in a box of confectioner's sugar, then fill box to the same level with flour. Pour half of the flour over the fruit and nuts; mix thoroughly so all are well-floured.

Add six eggs to butter/sugar, one at a time, while beating. Add vanilla extract and fold in flour. Stir in fruits and nuts; fold in liquor. Pour into cake pans and bake approximately 2 hours.

Mom's notes:

* 3 # cherries, pineapple, raisin; 1 # citron; 3/4 lemon/orange peel; 2 # butter; 3 packages coconut, 2 # cake flour; 4 # confectioner's sugar, fifth of bourbon.

  
Recipe Navigation
Recipes by Country
Mexican Recipes
China Recipes
Canadian Recipes
Italian Recipes
Vietnamese Recipes
Asian2 Recipes
Nuts Recipes
Indonesian Recipes
Mexican2 Recipes
Iranian Recipes
More
Recipes By Cuisine
Desserts Recipes
Jewish Recipes
Cajun Recipes
Greek Recipes
Dairy Recipes
Ojibway Recipes
Dessert Recipes
Caribean Recipes
Hungarian Recipes
Creole Recipes
More
Recipes By Ingredient
Chicken Recipes
Rice Recipes
Cheese and Eggs Recipes
Eggs Recipes
Sauces Recipes
Meat Recipes
Fish Recipes
Marinades Recipes
Cheese Recipes
Lamb Recipes
More
Miscellaneous Recipes
Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes
Cake Recipes
Low Calorie Recipes
Vegetables Recipes
Side Dish Recipes
Diabetic Recipes
Moms Recipes
Dressings Recipes
Fruits Recipes
Stews Recipes
More