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Holiday Fruit Cake

Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Liter (5 Cups)
  Baking powder 10 Milliliter (2 Teaspoon)
  Ground cinnamon 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Ground mace 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Ground nutmeg 2 Milliliter (1/2 Teaspoon)
  Condensed chicken broth 1 Can (10 oz) (284 Milliliter)
  Packed brown sugar 500 Milliliter
  Butter/Margarine 375 Milliliter, softened
  Eggs 7 Small
  Vanilla extract 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Chopped pitted dates 500 Milliliter
  Raisins 500 Milliliter
  Chopped pecans 625 Milliliter
  Shredded coconut 500 Milliliter
  Chopped candied fruit 250 Milliliter, cut in half
  Candied cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pecan halves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F).
Grease 2 loaf pans 23 x 13 x 7 cm (9 x 5 x 3 inches).
In large bowl, sift 1 L (4 cups) flour, baking powder, cinnamon, mace and nutmeg.
Add broth, sugar and butter.
Beat at medium speed of electric mixer for 2 minutes, scraping bowl often.
Add eggs and vanilla; beat 2 minutes more, scraping bowl often.
Toss dates and raisins with remaining flour; stir into batter.
Add chopped pecans, coconut and candied fruit.
Pour into loaf pans.
Bake 1 hour 45 minutes or until done.
Remove from pans; cool.
If desired, heat orange marmalade; spoon over cakes.
Arrange cherries and pecan halves on top.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Servings: 
40

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 211

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.1%

Saturated Fat 9.8 g49.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.6 mg16.2%

Sodium 99.7 mg4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.1%

Sugars 36.2 g

Protein 7 g13.2%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 1.5%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 16.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Holiday Fruit Cake Recipe