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Holiday Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Mixed candied fruits 20 Ounce (1 Can)
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped dates 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Sour milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Mix fruits and nuts with 1/4 cup of the flour until well coated.
Combine remaining flour, the salt, soda, baking powder, and spices.
Cream vegetable shortening and brown sugar; add eggs and beat thoroughly.
Stir in dry ingredients alternately with milk and molasses; beat well.
Fold in fruit mixture.
Spread in greased and floured 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Bake at 300° for 2 hours.
If desired, decorate cooled loaf with cherries and pineapple.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party

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