Mama's Poor Man Fruitcake

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By
@starryrose

This recipe was my grandmothers'. I normally do not like fruitcake, but this one is not as heavy.


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 stick
butter or margerine
2 c
granulated sugar
2
eggs
4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
ground clove
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
baking soda
1 large
bottle maraschino cherries, drained
1 box
raisins
5 c
water
1 lb
walnuts, broken into pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil the raisins in water for 15 minutes; Drain, reserving 2 cups of the water.
2
Grease and flour a large tube pan.
3
In a large bowl, stir together flour, cloves, cinnamon and salt.
4
In a medium bowl, cream the eggs, butter and sugar; add 2 cups of the raisin water and mix well.
5
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients; mix well.
6
Mix in raisins, cherries, nut and baking soda.
7
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until knife inserted comes out clean; Cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads