Confederate Fruitcake

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donna morales

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@Donnald07

any cake made with a little liquor has got to be a good one I say. I want to try this one with christmas coming up. I've always loved fruit cake and this one sounds great. Found it in a cookbook I have of old recipes. Bon Appetit! I bet you all thought of Julia Child just then huh.

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1 c
butter
2 c
sugar
2
eggs, slightly beaten
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
cloves
1 1/2 c
applesauce
1/4 c
whiskey
1 lb
small gumdrops
1 c
pecans, halved
1/2 c
all purpose flour

GENTLEMAN'S SAUCE

1 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
butter
1 c
boiling water
1/4 c
whiskey

How to Make Confederate Fruitcake

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  • 1In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat well. In a separate bowl combine 3 1/2 cups of flour, the baking soda, salt, and spices and add the mixture alternately to the batter with the applesauce and whiskey. In a small bowl combine the gumdrops, pecans, and the remaining flour. Gently stir them into the batter.
  • 2Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9 inch tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 45 minutes, or until the cake tester comes out clean. Cool. This cake is moist and keeps well. It is excellent served with the Gentleman's Sauce flavored with Whiskey.
  • 3Gentleman's Sauce:

    In a small bowl combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt, and butter. Gently stir into the boiling water and cook until clear, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the whiskey. Delicious spooned over the fruitcake, or ice cream, or pudding. Enjoy

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