White Fruit Cake Recipe

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WHITE FRUIT CAKE

Patricia Nance

By
@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

Step-By-Step

1Beat egg yolks and sugar.

2Add whiskey.

3Sift 1/2 cup flour over nuts and fruits.

4Add remaining flour and baking powder to egg and sugar mixture. Mix together.

5Add beaten egg whites last.

6Bake in tube pan lined with waxpaper.

7Bake 275 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes