My Grandma's Fruit Cake Recipe

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MY GRANDMA'S FRUIT CAKE

Carolyn Thornton

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@fun2eat

This is a yelllow fruit cake. When sliced it looks like stained glass. Wonderful flavor and everyone's favorite.


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Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 lb
butter (no substitute)
7
egg yolks, well beaten
4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 oz
lemon extract
1 oz
vanilla extract
1 lb
red cherries, candied (cut in half)
1 lb
green cherries, candied (cut in half)
1 lb
pineapple candied (chopped)
1 1/2 lb
pecans, in pieces
7
egg whites,beaten till stiff

Step-By-Step

1Cream butter and sugar then add egg yolks and most of flour and extract.

2Dredge fruit and nuts with 1 cup flour.

3Pour butter mixture over fruit and mix well.

4Fold (with hands) egg whites into batter.

5Bake 275 degrees 1 1/2 to 2 hours in 10 inch greased and floured pan or loaves. Line bottom of pans with wax paper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes