Sherry Holiday Loaf
|Pecans||3 Cup (48 tbs), halved|
|Glace cherries||4 Ounce|
|Dates||1⁄2 Pound, pitted and chopped|
|Flour||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Eggs||3 , beaten|
|Sherry wine||1 Tablespoon|
Mix fruit and nuts.
Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
Mix eggs and vanilla into flour mixture.
Stir in fruits and nuts until well blended.
Pour into 2 foil loaf pans.
Bake one hour and 30 minutes at 300 degrees.
When cool, pierce top with fork or tester and pour Sherry wine over.
If made in advance, cover with cheesecloth and keep moist with Sherry.