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Rich Dark Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Candied pineapple 1 Pound
  Glace cherries 1 Pound
  Seedless dark raisins 1 Pound (Blue Variety)
  Muscat raisins 1 Pound
  Mixed peels 1 Pound, cut up
  Currants 1 Pound
  Figs 1⁄2 Pound
  Dates 1⁄2 Pound
  Pecans 1⁄2 Pound
  Canned crushed pineapple 10 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Cooking Type)
  Eggs 8
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Unsifted pastry flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Mixed spices 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Dredge prepared fruit and nuts with 1 cup of the flour.
Cream next five ingredients together.
Make pineapple juice up to 1 cup with orange juice or brandy.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with dry ingredients sifted together.
Add fruit mixture.
Steam cakes 3 to 4 hours, depending on size; then bake at 300F for 45 minutes, or until top is dry.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Pineapple
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
26

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