Excellent Holiday Fruitcake recipe
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Timings & Yeildings
Prepration : 15minutes
Cooking : 11/2hours
Total : 13/4hours
Yeildings: 16servings
Direction and Ingredients
Amount Ingredient Preparation
1 pound raisins
1 1/3 cups water
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup shortening
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cloves, ground
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup walnuts chopped
1 pound candied fruit holiday fruit
2 eggs
 1. In a medium sized saucepan, combine the sugar, raisins and Boil for 5 minutes. (Note, you may substitute 3/4 cup light brown sugar and 3/4 cup granulated sugar; you may 
also substitute 1 cup of water and 1/3 cup light rum).

2. Meanwhile, while the raisin mixture is boiling, add 1/4 cup shortening.

3. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, spices, soda and

Mix well, and add the holiday fruit and nuts.

4. In a small bowl, beat the eggs well. When the raisin mixture
has boiled for 5 minutes, QUICKLY add the egg mixture to the
raisin mixture and then QUICKLY add all to the flour mixture and
blend well.

5. Pour into a lightly greased tube pan and bake at 3F for 1 1/2 hours.

6. Cool completely.
Source: Linda Fields, Cyberealm BBS Watertown NY Typed
for you by: Linda Fields, Cyberealm BBS, Watertown, NY 1993
315-785-898 or 315-786-112

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