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Coconut Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Sifted flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cherries 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), candied
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Candied pineapple 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Almonds 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), blanched
  Shredded coconut 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
Line greased 10-inch tube pan or two 9x5x2 1/2-inch loaf pans with heavy brown or waxed paper; grease again.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
Combine fruits, al- monds and coconut in large mixing bowl.
Sift flour mixture over fruit mixture; blend until all fruit is coated with flour.
Stir fruit mixture into creamed mixture alternately with orange juice beginning and ending with fruit mixture; pour into pan.
Bake for 3 to 4 hours or until cake tests done.
Remove from oven; cool.
Wrap in foil or plastic wrap to store.Christmas Fruitcake ...
A traditional holiday fruit-laden cake that's just right for gift-giving.

Recipe Summary

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

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