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Baked English Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 8 Small, separated
  Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Ground clove 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened grape juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 1 Pound
  Dried currants 1 Pound
  Oranges 3 , rind grated
  Lemons 3 , rind grated
  Dates 1⁄2 Pound, pitted and cut
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Soybeans 1 Cup (16 tbs), roasted, chopped
Directions

Blend honey, oil and egg yolks.
Sift 1 1/2 cups flour and spices.
Combine with honey, oil and yolks, and add grape juice.
Mix remaining 1/2 cup flour with raisins, currants and dates.
Add to batter.
Stir in rind, nuts and soybeans.
Mix thoroughly.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Turn into oiled and floured loaf pans, filling only 2/3 full.
Place oiled wax paper over tops; secure with string.
Put large pan of hot water on lowest rack of oven.
Set cake on rack above and bake at 300° F., about 3 hours.
When thoroughly baked, cake should burst open.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Servings: 
3

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