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Vaughan Dried Fruit Fruitcake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 6 1/2 Sticks butter
  • 3 1/2 c White sugar
  • 20 Eggs
  • 5 c Flour
  • 1/2 c Apple juice
  • 2 tb Rum extract
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Ginger
  • 1 tb Lemon peel
  • 2 tb Lemon juice
  • 3 c Almonds; coarsly chopped


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 10 6x3 fruitcake pans or 15
black pans (Le Foil) Cream butter with sugar. Add 9 eggs, 3 at a time. When
9 eggs have been added, alternately add 3 cups of the flour and the
remaining 11 beaten eggs, mixing between additions. Then add 7 cup flour,
apple juice, Rum extract, cinnamon, ginger, lemon peel, and lemon juice.
Toss 3 lb. dried fruit (raisins, currents, apricots, pitted prunes, dates,
pineapple bits, etc.), with 1 cup flour and add to batter along with
almonds. Bake for 40 minutes. Glaze with Honey-Water-Fruit juice mixture.
Decorate the tops with bits of dried fruit or decorations.

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