TWO GOLDEN CHRISTMAS FRUIT CAKES

Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

THIS CHRISTMAS GIVE THEM A
GOLDEN FRUIT CAKE!
Another recipe I have been saving
from my 60 years of collecting SPECIAL RECIPES, and now I would like to share them with you.
Plump golden raisins make these pretty molded fruit cakes ideal for Holiday Giving.
Wrap in saran and add a gorgeous GOLDEN RIBBON BOW!
What a delicious golden way to say
"MERRY CHRISTMAS" NANCY 12/10/11

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
1 for family and 1 for a gift
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

1-1/2 c
butter
2 c
sugar
6
eggs, separated
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1 c
milk
1 tsp
brandy extract
1 tsp
vanilla
3-1/2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
golden raisins
1 c
chopped dried golden apricots
1/2 c
chopped candied orange peel
1 c
coarsely chopped walnuts

Step-By-Step

1Beat butter until light and creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until smooth..Beat egg yolks lightly and add.
Combine milk, brandy and vanilla.
Combine flour and salt together.
2Alternately add milk mix and flour mix to butter mix.
Fold in fruit and nuts.
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar together until
Fold egg whites into batter gently but thoroughly . stiff but not dry.
3Pour into two buttered and floured six cup molds.
Bake at 275 for 2 and 1/2 hours. Or until the test done. Cool and unmold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes