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Festive Fruit Cake

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  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (No Substitutes)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Lemon extract 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Golden raisins 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Candied cherries 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), halved (Red And Green)
  Chopped candied pineapple 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Whole pecans 2 Cup (32 tbs)

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar and egg yolks.
Add lemon extract; mix well.
Gradually add flour.
Fold in fruit and nuts.
Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form; fold into batter and mix well.
Spoon into a greased pan lined with waxed paper.
Bake at 200° for 1-1/2 hours.
Increase heat to 250° and bake for 1 hour.
Increase heat to 300° and bake for 30 minutes.
Remove from the oven; cool completely in pan.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7455 Calories from Fat 3452

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 393 g604.8%

Saturated Fat 138.8 g694.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1118.2 mg372.7%

Sodium 648.1 mg27%

Total Carbohydrates 971 g323.8%

Dietary Fiber 38.3 g153.1%

Sugars 686.7 g

Protein 72 g143.9%

Vitamin A 130% Vitamin C 15.8%

Calcium 45.5% Iron 126.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Festive Fruit Cake Recipe