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English Fruitcake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 5 1/2 c Sifted cake flour
  • 2 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Mace
  • 1 c Shortening
  • 1 7/8 c Brown sugar
  • 3 Eggs, well beaten
  • 1 ts Lemon extract
  • 3 1/4 c Raisins
  • 1/4 c Sliced candied orange peel
  • 1/4 c Sliced candied lemon peel
  • 1/4 c Sliced citron
  • 1/4 c Sliced candied cherries
  • 1 c Chopped walnut meats
  • 1 c Fruit juice


Sift flour, baking powder and mace together 3 times. Cream shortening and
sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Add lemon extract,
fruit and nuts and mix well. Add dry ingredients and fruit juice
alternately in small amounts, beating thoroughly after each addition. Pour
into tube pan lined with greased brown paper. Bake in a 300 degree oven for
between 2 and 2 1/2 hours. Test with a toothpick or your cake tester before
removing from the oven.

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