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White Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 Pound, sifted thrice (3 3/4 Cups, Measured Before Sifting)
  Sugar 1 Pound, sifted thrice (2 Cup)
  Crystallized pineapple 1 Pound (2 1/2 Cup Of Red And Green Colors Mixed)
  White raisins 1 Pound (2 2/3 Cups)
  Red cherries 1 Pound (3 Cup)
  Green cherries 1 Pound (3 Cup)
  Grated fresh coconut 1 Pound (5 Cup)
  Chopped pecans 1 Pound (3 1/2 Cup)
  Chopped almonds 1 Pound (3 Cup)
  Butter sticks 3 , softened
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Whiskey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg whites 12 , stiffly beaten
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, combine the chopped fruit and nuts with 3/4 cup of the flour.

MAKING
2) In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar well.
3) To this, sift together the flour and baking powder.
4) To this, alternately add floured fruit along with whiskey and egg whites.
5) To a bundt pan or 2 loaf pans, transfer the mixture.
6) Using a big pan of water, steam this mixture for an hour, at 325 degrees.
7) Reduce the heat to 300 degrees. Bake for about 2 3/4 to 3 hours, or till a straw comes out clean when inserted.
8) Let the cake cool in the pan.

SERVING
9) With aluminum foil, wrap lightly. Store in covered tin box and use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
270 Minutes
Servings: 
18

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