Fruit Cake with a kick

Fruit Cake With A Kick Recipe

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Dawn Malone


this recipe has been in my family for 5 generations. we make it for Christmas


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1 lb
butter, softened
1 lb
brown sugar
1 lb
2 lb
golden raisins
4 lb
candied mixed fruit
2 1/2 lb
seedless dates chopped
1 lb
brazil nuts (optional)
1 lb
1/2 lb
english walnuts
1/2 lb
black walnuts
1/2 lb
jar strawberry jam
jar fig preserves
large apple (peeled and chopped)
2 tsp
cinnamon, cloves, mace, and allspice
3 c
apricot can use any fruit flavor you want

How to Make Fruit Cake with a kick


  • 1soak candied fruit, apple, and raisins over night in the brandy.
  • 2chop and flour all the nuts. set aside
  • 3sift flour and spices together. cream butter, sugar, and eggs together then add to flour mix.
    fold in fruit, nuts, and preserves.
  • 4grease brown paper on both sides cut to fit either 1 tube pan or 4 loaf pans.
  • 5place pans in a water bath and bake at 275 degrees till a tooth pick comes out clean
  • 6use red and green candied cherries on top for decorations

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About Fruit Cake with a kick

Course/Dish: Cakes

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