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Hot Water Fruit Cake

  Seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Safflower oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water/Coffee 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped mixed dried fruit 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (If Dried Fruit Is Not Soft, Soak It Until It Is, Drain Thoroughly, And Pat Dry)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole wheat pastry flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Unbleached flour 16 2⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Cup Plus 2 Teaspoon)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Combine raisins, honey, oil, and baking soda in large bowl.
Pour water or coffee over mixture.
Mix well and cool to room temperature.
Prepare and set aside the dried fruit and nuts.
Sift together dry ingredients and stir into cooled raisin mixture.
Blend in dried fruit and nuts.
Grease sides of a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and line bottom with greased paper.
Pour in batter.
Bake at 350° 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
About 10 minutes before cake is done, brush top with honey.
Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3743 Calories from Fat 997

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 111 g170.2%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g82.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2866.5 mg119.4%

Total Carbohydrates 636 g211.9%

Dietary Fiber 41.6 g166.3%

Sugars 309.9 g

Protein 91 g182.8%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C 6.4%

Calcium 35% Iron 135.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Hot Water Fruit Cake Recipe