German Fruit Cake

German Fruit Cake

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michelle cano

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@canomichelle

I received this recipe from an old friend of the family, When I was just 11 years old she made it for us for the first time.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

  • SIFT TOGETHER

  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cloves
  • 1 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • CREAM TOGETHER

  • 1/2 lb
    butter
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 6
    eggs (one at a time)
  • ADD ALTERNATING TO FLOUR MIXTURE

  • 1 tsp
    baking soda (disolved in 1 1/4 c. buttermilk or sour cream)
  • THEN ADD:

  • 2 lb
    pecan halves
  • 1 can(s)
    #303 crushed pinapple, drained
  • 2 lb
    red cherries, candied
  • 1/2 lb
    white or golden raisens
  • 1 qt
    smuckers appricot preserves

How to Make German Fruit Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Bake in 2-3 8 inch layer round pans.Bake 350 for 1 1/2 hours or until pick comes our clean.
  2. Frosting:

    2 cups evaporated milk (canned cream)
    2 cups sugar
    6 egg yolks (only)
    1/2 pound butter

    Cook & stir constantly over medium heat until thick
    (about 12 minutes)
    Remove from heat and add:
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    2 cups chopped pecans
    2 cups flaked coconut

    Beat until thick and cooled

    Spread on cake.

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Course/Dish: Cakes



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