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Red And Green Fruit Cake

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  Eggs 4
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Table cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
  Candied cherries 1⁄2 Pound (Red And Green)
  Dates 1 Quart, cut in half
  Nuts 1 Quart (Brazil Nuts / English Walnuts, Almonds And Pecans)
  Candied pineapple slices 2 , cut into 1/4 inch pieces

Beat eggs all together in bowl, add sugar and beat a little more.
Add cream, beat and set aside.
Mix fruit and nuts together in a large bowl real well.
Pour egg mixture over nuts and fruit a little at a time mixing well after each addition.
Sift dry ingredients together and then sift a little at a time over fruit and nuts, mixing again after each addition.
Pour into greased and floured pans and bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour, 325 degrees the last 20 minutes.
I use 3 one pound coffee cans.
Soak cheese cloth in 1/4 cup brandy, wring out, wrap around cake.
Put foil over cloth and season for 6 to 8 weeks before Christmas.
Glaze with hot corn syrup.
Cook syrup until you get to the soft ball stage.
Paint with pastry brush after cakes have cooled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Holiday, Everyday
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1292 Calories from Fat 638

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g105.4%

Saturated Fat 13.1 g65.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 115.6 mg38.5%

Sodium 763.6 mg31.8%

Total Carbohydrates 156 g52.1%

Dietary Fiber 18 g72.1%

Sugars 115.3 g

Protein 32 g64.6%

Vitamin A 4.6% Vitamin C 0.99%

Calcium 28.8% Iron 11.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Red And Green Fruit Cake Recipe