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Applesauce Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Thick applesauce 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dates 1 Pound, pitted and chopped
  Raisins 1 Pound (Dark / Light)
  Nuts 1 Pound, coarsely chopped
  Candied cherries 1⁄4 Pound, quartered
  Candied pineapple 1⁄4 Pound, chopped
  Citron 1⁄4 Pound, finely chopped
  Sifted flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Baking soda 4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a pan boil applesauce, shortening and sugar together for 5 minutes. Stir in between. Keep aside to cool.
2) Take four (1 pound) coffee cans and line them with waxed paper.
3) In a 3 quart mixing bowl, combine fruit and nuts together.
4) Combine together flour, soda and spices over fruit and nuts. Mix until each piece of fruit is coated. Add applesauce.
5) Pour the batter into the cans and bake them at 250 degrees for about 2 hours. When the cakes are browned cover with brown paper. Let them cool on rack.
6) Store the cakes in dry and cold place and let them mellow for 2 weeks before cutting.
7) Boil together ½ c light corn syrup and ¼ cup water.

SERVING
8) Serve applesauce fruit cake slice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
135 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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