German Fruit Cake Recipe

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German Fruit Cake

michelle cano

By
@canomichelle

I received this recipe from an old friend of the family, When I was just 11 years old she made it for us for the first time.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

SIFT TOGETHER

4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
1 tsp
allspice, ground

CREAM TOGETHER

1/2 lb
butter
2 c
sugar
6
eggs (one at a time)

ADD ALTERNATING TO FLOUR MIXTURE

1 tsp
baking soda (disolved in 1 1/4 c. buttermilk or sour cream)

THEN ADD:

2 lb
pecan halves
1 can(s)
#303 crushed pinapple, drained
2 lb
red cherries, candied
1/2 lb
white or golden raisens
1 qt
smuckers appricot preserves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bake in 2-3 8 inch layer round pans.Bake 350 for 1 1/2 hours or until pick comes our clean.
2
Frosting:

2 cups evaporated milk (canned cream)
2 cups sugar
6 egg yolks (only)
1/2 pound butter

Cook & stir constantly over medium heat until thick
(about 12 minutes)
Remove from heat and add:
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups chopped pecans
2 cups flaked coconut

Beat until thick and cooled

Spread on cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes