White Fruit Cake Recipe

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WHITE FRUIT CAKE

Patricia Nance

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@BauxiteMiner

This is Mary Ella Harrison Bass' recipe, at least 98 years old. She made it in November so it could sit for a month and cure.


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Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
brazil nuts
2 lb
walnuts
1 lb
dates, chopped
1 c
candied cherries
1 c
sugar
1 c
flour
2 tsp
baking powder
4
eggs, seperated
4 Tbsp
whiskey or rum

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat egg yolks and sugar.
2
Add whiskey.
3
Sift 1/2 cup flour over nuts and fruits.
4
Add remaining flour and baking powder to egg and sugar mixture. Mix together.
5
Add beaten egg whites last.
6
Bake in tube pan lined with waxpaper.
7
Bake 275 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes