JEANS FRUITCAKE

Jean Fisher

By
@Fairy62

Delicious at Christmas. I have eaten Fruitcake in the middle of the summer. It keeps well wrapped.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Many
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
dates, chopped
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
boiling water
1 c
sugar
2 1/2 c
flour
1 c
walnuts, chopped
2 large
eggs
2 Tbsp
molasses
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
allspice
1 c
raisins
1 c
candied fruit and cherries

Step-By-Step

1Grease and flour three mini bread pans.

Preheat oven to 350°
2Put dates in a bowl with soda. Pour boiling water on top and set aside.
3In a large mixing bowl, mix together the sugar and flour. Add eggs, vanilla, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon and molasses. Mix to combine.
4Stir in date mixture.
5Fold in walnuts, raisins and candied fruit.

Mix well.
6Pour in prepared pans. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
7Let cool in pan about 10 minutes. Then carefully run knife around edges. Let cool completely on cooling rack
8After letting cool for about 2 hours, I take 3 separate cloths big enough to wrap each loaf - then soak in Manischewitz. Wrap each completely in foil and store in plastic bag.
9Enjoy!,
Store Fruitcake in Refrigerator.

You may need to resoak in about a week.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American