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Chocolate Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate 3 Ounce
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Candied fruits 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Brandy 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Grease bottom and sides of a 10-inch tube pan and line with wax paper or aluminum foil; set aside.
Preheat oven to 275°F (135°C).
Melt chocolate; set aside.
In a large mixer bowl, cream shortening and sugar until fluffy.
Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in melted chocolate.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
Add to chocolate mixture alternately with milk.
Stir in candied fruits and peels, raisins; walnuts and brandy.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake 1 hour and 45 minutes or until done.
Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Turn out on wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
105 Minutes
Ready In: 
125 Minutes

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