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Date Fruit Cake

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Category: Cakes, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Dates, stoned but not cut up
  • 1 lb Candied cherries, not cut up
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 lb Walnut meats, not cut up
  • 1 c Flour
  • 3 ts Baking powder
  • 4 Eggs, separated


Mix dates, walnuts and cherries. Sift together flour, salt and baking
powder, and mix with the fruit mixture. Add sugar and mix. Beat 4 egg
yolks until thick and mix thoroughly through cake mix. Add vanilla. Beat
egg whites until stiff and dry and fold into mixture. Line 2 loaf pans
with wax paper, pour in mix and bake 1 hr at 350 degrees.

From a book of recipes compiled by members and friends of the LONDONTOWN
PUBLIK HOUSE ASSEMBLY, EDGEWATER, MD 21037. Funds from sale of book used in
restoration and maintenance of the 17th century inn (hint, hint).

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