MY GRANDMA'S FRUIT CAKE

My Grandma's Fruit Cake Recipe

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Carolyn Thornton

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This is a yelllow fruit cake. When sliced it looks like stained glass. Wonderful flavor and everyone's favorite.

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 lb
    butter (no substitute)
  • 7
    egg yolks, well beaten
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 oz
    lemon extract
  • 1 oz
    vanilla extract
  • 1 lb
    red cherries, candied (cut in half)
  • 1 lb
    green cherries, candied (cut in half)
  • 1 lb
    pineapple candied (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 lb
    pecans, in pieces
  • 7
    egg whites,beaten till stiff

How to Make MY GRANDMA'S FRUIT CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter and sugar then add egg yolks and most of flour and extract.
  2. Dredge fruit and nuts with 1 cup flour.
  3. Pour butter mixture over fruit and mix well.
  4. Fold (with hands) egg whites into batter.
  5. Bake 275 degrees 1 1/2 to 2 hours in 10 inch greased and floured pan or loaves. Line bottom of pans with wax paper.

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About MY GRANDMA'S FRUIT CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes




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