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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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