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

Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes