Short Cut Fruit Cake
|Date bar mix||14 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Hot water||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Light molasses||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Candied cherries||8 Ounce (1 Package, Red And Green)|
Grease and flour 6-cup ring mold.
In large bowl, stir together date filling from date bar mix and water.
Mix in dry crumbly mix, eggs, flour, baking powder, molasses, and spices thoroughly.
Fold in nuts, raisins, and cherries.
Spoon into mold.
Cover with foil.
Place metal rack or trivet in slow-cooking pot.
Add 2 cups hot water.
Place filled mold in pot.
Cover and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours.
Cool and slice.