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Festive Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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