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Christmas Nut Cake

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Ingredients
  Dates 16 Ounce, chopped (2 Packages, 8 Ounce Each)
  Golden raisins 30 Ounce (2 Boxes, 15 Ounce Each)
  Candied cherry halves 3⁄4 Pound
  Bourbon whiskey 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter 3⁄4 Pound
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Eggs 9
  All purpose flour 6 Cup (96 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 3 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1 Pound, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, combine fruit and whiskey. Let the fruit soak overnight.
2) Next day, preheat the oven to 250 degrees.

MAKING
3) In a bowl, cream butter and sugar well.
4) To this, add eggs slowly, beating well after each addition.
5) Stir in the dry ingredients.
6) Now, add the almond extract, soaked fruit along with whiskey and pecans. Stir gently. (Note that nuts may be dusted with some of the flour mixture.)
7) Line a large baking pan (or three 9 inch loaf pans) with greased heavy paper and pour the batter to the pan.
8) Bake for about 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

SERVING
9) Slice and serve along with vanilla ice cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
165 Minutes
Servings: 
14

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