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Fruit Cake

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=411979

Ingredients

  1. 2 eggs
  2. 1 c. Crisco
  3. 1 c. sugar
  4. 1 c. molasses
  5. 2 c. hot water (cherry juice can be substituted)
  6. 5 c. flour
  7. 2 tsp. soda
  8. 1 tsp. salt
  9. 1 tsp. cinnamon
  10. 1 tsp. cloves
  11. 1 tsp. nutmeg
  12. all kinds of fruit and nuts

Directions

  1. Over low heat simmer raisins, dates, dried fruits, cherries, hot water and cherry juice.
  2. Beat eggs, add Crisco, sugar, molasses, dry ingredients and then add the fruit and water ingredients.
  3. Bake at 250° for 2 hours.