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Gumdrop Fruitcake

Ingredients
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Applesauce 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour with salt and spices; dredge raisins and gumdrops with small amount of flour mixture.
Cream butter and sugar; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add remaining flour mixture alternately with applesauce.
Combine soda, 1 tablespoon hot water and vanilla, stirring until soda is dissolved.
Add to batter, mixing well.
Mix in raisins, gumdrops and pecans.
Spoon batter into 3 foil-lined loaf pans.
Bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours.
Store in tightly covered container.
Do not use black gumdrops in cake

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4484 Calories from Fat 2486

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 287 g441.8%

Saturated Fat 127.2 g635.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 906.8 mg302.3%

Sodium 2025.8 mg84.4%

Total Carbohydrates 488 g162.8%

Dietary Fiber 19.8 g79.1%

Sugars 460.5 g

Protein 27 g54.6%

Vitamin A 124.4% Vitamin C 13.1%

Calcium 26.6% Iron 33.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Gumdrop Fruitcake Recipe