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Hawaiian Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Seedless raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Diced citron 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Diced candied pineapple 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Candied cherries 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped dates 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Diced candied orange peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced candied lemon peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped macadamia nuts 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Shredded coconut 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Brandy 1 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4 Small
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Guava jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven moderate to 275°F.
2) Grease two 9X5X3-inch loaf pans.
3) Arrange aluminum foil or brown paper over it.
4) Keep aside.

MAKING
5) In a saucepan add fruits, peels, nuts, and coconut.
6) Stir in brandy, sherry, and ginger juice.
7) Add 3/4 cup of the flour.
8) In a bowl add shortening and brown sugar. Cream together.
9) Mix eggs and beat well.
10) In a large bowl sieve remaining flour with baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
11) Stir in creamed mixture.
12) Mix the jelly thoroughly.
13) Add the fruit and combine.
14) Fill prepared pans with the mixture.
15) Bake for 3 hours.

SERVING
16) Serve sliced.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
8

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