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Large Dark Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Eggs 5 , separated
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grape juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Chopped candied pineapple 1⁄2 Pound
  Whole candied cherries 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped dates 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Chopped citron 1⁄4 Pound
  Chopped orange peel 1⁄4 Pound
  Chopped lemon peel 1⁄4 Pound
  Chopped pecans 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, beat egg yolks and mix them with molasses and grape juice.
2) In another bowl, combine butter and sugar and add it to the egg yolk mixture. Stir well.
3) Mix together fruit and nuts and add them to 1 cup flour. Warm it for 5 minutes in oven.
4) Combine together the remaining flour with spices and soda.
5) Start beating egg whites until peaks form and then add them to creamed mixture.
6) Add fruits, nuts and dry ingredients. Mix well.
7) Take a nine inch greased tube pan and line it with brown paper. Pour the batter and bake for 2 hours at 300 degrees.

SERVING
8) Serve the large dark fruit cake on the occasion of Christmas

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1421 Calories from Fat 527

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g91.8%

Saturated Fat 22.9 g114.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 256.9 mg85.6%

Sodium 355.3 mg14.8%

Total Carbohydrates 221 g73.7%

Dietary Fiber 13.9 g55.8%

Sugars 149.5 g

Protein 16 g31.7%

Vitamin A 25.3% Vitamin C 100%

Calcium 22.6% Iron 36.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Large Dark Fruit Cake Recipe