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Chocolate Fruitcake

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Category: Chocolate, Christmas

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c Flour
  • 1/4 c Cocoa
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Cloves ground
  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 1 c Dark brown sugar
  • 3 lg Eggs
  • 3 lg Bananas mashed well
  • 1/4 c Dark molasses
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 2 tb Rum
  • 2 c Mixed candied fruit
  • 1 c Candied orange
  • 1 c Candied cherries halved
  • 1 c Chopped dates
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 1 1/2 c Semi-sweet chocolate MINI
  • -chips
  • 1/4 c Flour


Butter 2 - 9x5 loaf pans. Line bottoms with waxed paper and butter top of
waxed paper.

In a large bowl sift and mix flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and
cloves. Thoroughly mix first 6 ingredients in bowl and set aside.

Mix and flour to coat last 7 ingredients. Set aside.

Thoroughly mix (but do not cream) butter and brown sugar. (processor is

Blend in eggs one at a time. Add bananas, molasses, vanilla, and rum. Mix

Mix wet and dry ingredients. Stir in fruit and chocolate morsels. Put in
prepared loaf pans. Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 50 minutes.

Run knife around sides of pan to bottom. Remove from pans and cool on rack.

Cool 1/2 hour then put in plastic bag. Let rest one day before cutting.

This is a low, dense, rich, moist cake and often has a dent on top and
sometimes with a small crack.

NOTE! This cake can't be tested for doneness because chocolate morsels are
fluid when baking is complete. DO NOT OVER BAKE!!

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