JEANS FRUITCAKE

Jean Fisher

By
@Fairy62

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grease and flour three mini bread pans.

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

Mix well.
6
Pour in prepared pans. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
7
Let cool in pan about 10 minutes. Then carefully run knife around edges. Let cool completely on cooling rack
8
After 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.
9
Enjoy!,
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