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Old Fashioned Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salad oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4 (2/3 To 1 Cup)
  Dark corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raisins 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pitted dates 8 Ounce, cut up (1.5 Cups)
  Mixed candied fruits 1 Pound
  Pecan halves 1⁄2 Pound (2 Cups)
Directions

Heat oven to 275°.
Line 2 loaf pans, 9x5x3 or 8 1/2x 4 1/2x 2 1/2 inches, with aluminum foil; grease.
Measure all ingredients except fruits and nuts into large mixer bowl.
Blend 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
Stir in fruits and nuts.
Spread mixture evenly in pans.
Bake 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
If necessary, cover with aluminum foil the last hour of baking to prevent excessive browning.
Remove from pans; cool.
Wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil; store in cool place.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 9799 Calories from Fat 3596

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 416 g639.4%

Saturated Fat 32.9 g164.3%

Trans Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 845.9 mg282%

Sodium 5176.5 mg215.7%

Total Carbohydrates 1517 g505.7%

Dietary Fiber 77.5 g309.9%

Sugars 1044.7 g

Protein 105 g210.6%

Vitamin A 34.8% Vitamin C 227%

Calcium 119.6% Iron 217%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Old Fashioned Fruit Cake Recipe