|Red candied cherries||7 Pound|
|Golden raisins||1⁄2 Pound|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Packed)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Eggs||6 , separated|
|Sifted flour||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Pecan halves||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
Cut cherries into halves.
Soak cherries and raisins in whiskey overnight.
Cream butter, brown sugar and sugar until fluffy; add egg yolks, beating well.
Add whiskey mixture and flour, reserving small amount of flour.
Add nutmeg and baking powder.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Roll pecans in reserved flour; add to batter.
Turn into large greased paper- lined tube pan.
Bake at 250 degrees for 3 hours or until cake tests done.
Stuff center with cheesecloth soaked in additional whiskey.
Wrap in heavy waxed paper.
Store in covered container in refrigerator or freezer.
Calories 976 Calories from Fat 247
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29 g44.3%
Saturated Fat 9.2 g45.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 83.3 mg27.8%
Sodium 68.3 mg2.8%
Total Carbohydrates 168 g55.9%
Dietary Fiber 3.2 g13%
Sugars 128.2 g
Protein 7 g13.4%
Vitamin A 8.6% Vitamin C 0.92%
Calcium 5% Iron 12.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet