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Christmas Fruitcake - 3

Cuisine: American
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups 320g / 11ozRaisins
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozCurrants
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozDates - chopped
1   Mixed peel - chopped
2   Glace cherries
4 oz 113gChopped walnuts
1/2 cup 118mlBrandy
  Stir Together
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozFlour
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlBaking soda
1 teaspoon 5mlCloves
1 teaspoon 5mlAllspice
1 teaspoon 5mlCinnamon
1 cup 198g / 7ozButter
  Gradually Beat In
2 cups 320g / 11ozLightly packed brown sugar
6   Eggs
  Mix Together
3/4 cup 177mlMolasses
3/4 cup 177mlApple juice

Recipe Instructions

Combine fruit and let stand overnight. The next day, dredge fruit mixture in 1/2 cup flour.

Add sifted dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with liquid. Make 3 dry and 2 liquid additions, combining lightly after each. Fold in floured fruit.

Preheat oven to 275F.

Grease an 8 x 8 x 3-inch fruitcake pan, line with brown paper and grease again. Turn batter into greased pan.

Bake in preheated 275F oven for 3 to 3.5 hours or until cake tests done with a toothpick.

Remove from pan and lift off brown paper.

After cooling, wrap in foil and store at least 3 weeks.

The Diabetics' Cookbook by Roberta Longstaff and Jim Mann


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