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Wedding Cake

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Pound (2 1/2 Cups)
  Eggs 10 , well beaten
  Candied cherries 1⁄2 Pound
  Pineapple 1⁄2 Pound
  Dates 1 Pound, seeded and sliced
  Seedless raisins 1 Pound
  Currants 1 Pound
  Citron 1⁄2 Pound, thinly sliced
  Candied orange peel 1⁄4 Pound
  Candied lemon peel 1⁄4 Pound
  Chopped nuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cider 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour, baking powder, and spices together 3 times.
Cream butter.
Gradually add sugar; cream until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, fruits, peels, nuts, honey, molasses, and cider.
Gradually add sifted dry ingredients, beating after each addition until blended.
Spoon into 3 loaf pans (10 x 5 x 3 inches each), greased, lined with heavy paper, and greased again.
Bake in preheated very slow oven (250°F.) for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
Makes 80 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Wedding
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
80

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