Fruit Cake Recipe

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Fruit Cake

Elsie Perrett

By
@twiga13

I got this recipe from a friend back in the 1960's.


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
shortening
1
egg
1 1/2 c
applesauce
1 tsp
baking soda, mix into applesauce
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
allspice, ground
1 c
nuts, i use pecans and filberts
1 c
dates, slightly chopped
1 c
maraschino cherries, slightly chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
mix together sugar, shortening, egg, applesauce (with baking soda added), and vanilla.
3
mix together, flour, salt, cloves, cinnamon and allspice.
4
Add nuts, dates and cherries, mix.
5
Bake at 350 for one hour.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom