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White Christmas Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Mixed candied fruits 24 Ounce, chopped (3 Cups / 3 Jars Of 8 Ounce Each)
  Flaked coconut 7 Ounce (2 Cans Of 3 1/2 Ounce Each / 2 2/3 Cups)
  Golden raisins 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Almonds 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), coarsely chopped and blanched
  Orange rind 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Cake flour 3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1 1/2 Sticks)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 6
  Apple juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fruit topping 2 Ounce (Or As Required)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 275°F.
2) Lightly grease the bottom of 8-inch tube pan and line with parchment paper and grease paper.

MAKING
3) In a bowl, mix together candied fruits, coconut, raisins, almonds and orange rind.
4) Over the fruits mixture, sift together cake flour, baking powder, and salt.
5) Stir and mix well to coat fruits and almonds evenly.
6) In another bowl, beat the butter or margarine with sugar until fluffy.
7) While still beating add in eggs, one at a time, until creamy-thick; stir in apple and orange juices.
8) Thoroughly fold in the egg mixture with fruit mixture.
9) Transfer the batter into tube pan, pushing down firmly with a spoon to make top even.
10) Bake in the slow oven for 3 hours, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

FINALIZING
11) Allow to cool the cake completely.
12) Using knife loosen the cake around the edges and turn out immediately onto wire racks.
13) Peel off the paper from the cake.
14) Place the cake in refrigerator until chilled.

SERVING
15) Serve chilled garnished with fruit topping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
220 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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