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Poor Man's Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coffee 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Combine sugar, coffee, shortening, salt, cloves, cin- namon, mace, dates and citron in saucepan; boil for 3 minutes.
Cool to lukewarm.
Dissolve soda in 2 tablespoons warm water; add flour and soda mixture to batter, beating well.
Beat together hard.
Bake in 9-inch pan 1 hour at 350 to 375 degrees.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
12

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