don's favorite fruit cake

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By mary Armstrong
from San Antonio, TX

This is an excellent fruit/nut bread. It has more nuts and less fruit. I have made this in 3 mini loaf pans for gifts at Christmas time.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 24 slices
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 45 Min

Ingredients For don's favorite fruit cake

  • 3 c
    coarsely chopped nuts (brazils, walnuts, pecans or hazelnuts)
  • 1 lb
    coarsely chopped dates
  • 1 c
    halved maraschino cherries
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
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How To Make don's favorite fruit cake

  • 1
    Combine all dry ingredients and add to nut mixture, stir until nuts are well coated.
  • 2
    Beat eggs until foamy. Add vanilla. Fold into nut mixture. Mix well.
  • 3
    Pour into greased, wax-paper lined 9x5x3 bread pan. Grease the wax paper as well. Bake at 300 Degrees. for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to cooling rack.

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