Festive Fruit Cake
|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 10-in.tube 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.
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