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Fruit Cake Unbleached White Flour

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Ingredients
  Shelled brazil nuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Walnut pieces 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Pitted dates 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unbleached white flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped candied orange peel 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped candied lemon peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Candied pineapple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raw sugar/1/2 cup honey 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 3
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven at 300°.
2) Use a 10 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan or 2 1-lb. coffee cans to grease bottom and sides and to line with oiled paper.

MAKING
3) In large bowl, place Brazil nuts, walnuts, dates, orange and lemon peel, raisins, and pineapple.
4) In a sifter, add flour, sugar, baking powder and salt by measuring.
5) Fold in nuts and fruit, mix all together.
6) In another bowl, lightly beat eggs by adding vanilla.
7) Combine the egg mixture into the nut mixture.
Beat eggs until light, add vanilla and honey, if using. Blend the egg mixture into nut mixture to prepare stiff batter.
8) Use the prepared pan to spoon into batter.
9) Place inside oven and bake for 3 1/2 hours (in coffee cans, 1 3/4 hours).
10) Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes, before turning out.

SERVING
11) Use your favorite topping or spread to garnish the cake, before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nut
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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