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Fruitcake Delight

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Pitted dates 16 Ounce, chopped (2 packages, 8-ounce each)
  Canned crushed pineapple 16 Ounce, drained (2 cans, 8-ounce each)
  Maraschino cherries 32 Ounce, drained and chopped (2 jars, 16-ounce each)
  Raisins 15 Ounce (1 package)
  Pecans 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Eggs 6
  Dark rum/Pineapple juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 300°F.
2. Grease bottom of two 9- x - 5- x 3-inch loafpans; line bottoms with waxed paper.
3. Do the same for the waxed paper and sides of pans; set aside.

MAKING
3. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar; mix well.
4. Mix in fruit and pecans.
5. In a small bowl, add eggs and rum; beat well.
6. Mix into flour mixture.
7. Transfer batter into prepared pans, with back of spoon press batter to pack firmly.
8. Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
9. Take away from oven, cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans, and peel off paper liner.
10. With corn syrup, brush tops and sides of warm loaves; cool.

SERVING
11. Make slices and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
105 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes

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