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Ice Box Fruitcake

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This ice box fruit cake is a delicious mix of fruits and nuts in butter and honey. A real cool no-bake recipe to try!
Ingredients
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Mixed raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon essence 2 Teaspoon
  Cream crackers 1⁄2 Pound (Homemade or store bought)
  Soft butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon
  Date 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cherries 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crystallized fruit 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Mixed peel 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Chop the fruits and nuts and combine them in a bowl.
2. Line a loaf pan with wax paper or cling film.

MAKING
3. In a large bowl, cream butter and honey until light and fluffy.
4. Stir in the spice, flavorings and salt.
5. Tip the fruit and nuts mixture into the creamed mixture and mix well.
6. Cover and let stand for two hours for the flavors to blend.
7. Place the crackers in a plastic bag and crush them using a rolling pin.
8. Fold the cracker crumbs into the fruit and nut mixture.
9. Turn the mixture into the lined loaf tin and press well to pack.
10. Cover the top with wax paper or cling film and place loaf tin in refrigerator for two days.

SERVING
11. Unmold the cake on to a platter.
12. Slice and serve it chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Servings: 
8

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