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Christmas Gumdrop Cake

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This Christmas Gumdrop Cake is what you'd love to make not only for Christmas but for all your special occasions once you taste it. So please do try this spicy nuts and delicious gumdrop medley and let me know if you like it. your suggestions for this Christmas Gumdrop Cake are welcome.
Ingredients
  Chopped fruit gumdrops 2 Pound
  Chopped pecans/Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Pound
  White raisins 1 Pound
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon, dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
  Hot water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Applesauce 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Cream sugar and shortening; add eggs and applesauce alternately with dry ingredients which have been sifted together.
Add fruit, nuts and raisins which have been dredged in a little of the flour mixture.
Line 3 loaf pans with wax paper, bake 2 hours at 275°.
Cool for 15 minutes, pull wax paper off carefully.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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