Fruit Cake With A Kick Recipe

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Fruit Cake with a kick

Dawn Malone

By
@sundancer414

this recipe has been in my family for 5 generations. we make it for Christmas


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Ingredients

1 lb
butter, softened
1 lb
brown sugar
12
eggs
1 lb
flour
2 lb
golden raisins
4 lb
candied mixed fruit
2 1/2 lb
seedless dates chopped
1 lb
brazil nuts (optional)
1 lb
pecans
1/2 lb
english walnuts
1/2 lb
black walnuts
1/2 lb
almonds
1
jar strawberry jam
1
jar fig preserves
1
large apple (peeled and chopped)
2 tsp
cinnamon, cloves, mace, and allspice
3 c
apricot brandy..you can use any fruit flavor you want

Directions Step-By-Step

1
soak candied fruit, apple, and raisins over night in the brandy.
2
chop and flour all the nuts. set aside
3
sift flour and spices together. cream butter, sugar, and eggs together then add to flour mix.
fold in fruit, nuts, and preserves.
4
grease brown paper on both sides cut to fit either 1 tube pan or 4 loaf pans.
5
place pans in a water bath and bake at 275 degrees till a tooth pick comes out clean
6
use red and green candied cherries on top for decorations

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes