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Mixed Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Graham cracker crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped dried apricots 4 Ounce (About 1 Cup)
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Dried Currants)
  Slivered almonds 4 Ounce (About 1 Cup)
  Candied cherries 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), halved
  Candied pineapple 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Packed dark brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Brandy/Rum 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg/Ground mace 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Grease an 8-cup fluted tube pan with 1 tablespoon softened butter and coat with crumbs. Set aside.
2. Combine all remaining ingredients in a 3-quart mixing bowl. Blend well. Pour batter into prepared tube pan. Microwave, uncovered, at Cook Cycle 1 (power level 5) for 43 to 55 minutes, or until cake pulls away from the sides of the pan. Let stand 15 minutes on a counter before inverting onto a rack to cool. To store, wrap in foil or plastic and refrigerate for no longer than 4 weeks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes

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