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Cherry Holiday Cakes

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Ingredients
  Red candied cherries 2 Pound
  Crystallized ginger 6 Ounce
  Walnuts 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped
  Orange juice 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 6 , separated
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cut cherries and ginger fine, using kitchen shears.

MAKING
2. In a bowl combine cherries, ginger and walnuts and stir in orange juice.
3. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and coriander.
4. Cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar until light and beat in egg yolks, one at a time.
5. Stir in cherry mixture and flour mixture.
6. Beat egg whites until stiff, beating in remaining sugar.
7. Fold egg whites into cake batter.
8. Grease small loaf pans or fluted molds and spoon batter into them.
9. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour until cakes test done.
10. Cool cakes in pans for 10 minutes and turn onto racks.

SERVING
11. Frost with a confectioners' sugar icing if desired and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake, Amchur
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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