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Pecan Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Candied red cherries 1 Pound, cut into pieces
  Golden raisins 1 Pound
  Pecans 1 Pound, coarsely chopped
  Sifted all purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
Directions

1. Combine cherries, raisins, pecans, and 1 cup of the flour. Blend the remaining flour with the baking powder; set aside.
2. Cream butter with lemon juice. Add sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy after each addition. Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
3. Beating only until smooth after each addition, add flour mixture in fourths to creamed mixture. Blend in the fruit mixture. Turn batter into a well-greased 10-inch tube pan and spread evenly.
4. Place a shallow pan containing water on bottom rack of oven during baking time.
5. Bake at 275°F about 4 1/2 hours, or until cake tests done. Set pan on wire rack. Remove from pan before entirely cooled. Cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
20

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