Fruitcake Delight

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
Canned crushed pineapple 16 Ounce , drained (2 cans, 8
Maraschino cherries 32 Ounce , drained and chopped (2 jars, 16
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
Cook Time: 105 Minutes
Ready In: 105 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 10994Calories from Fat 4238

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 504 g775.4%

Saturated Fat 50 g250%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1930 mg80.42%

Total Carbohydrates 1638 g546%

Dietary Fiber 149 g596%

Sugars 1309 g

Protein 131 g262%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet