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Old Fashioned Fruit Cake

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=148782

Ingredients

  1. 6 eggs
  2. 1 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  3. 1 cup butter
  4. 2 cups flour
  5. 1/2 tsp. salt
  6. 1/4 tsp. soda
  7. 1/4 cup honey
  8. 1/4 cup fruit juice
  9. 3 cups seedless raisins
  10. 3 cups dates, chopped
  11. 2 cups walnuts or pecans
  12. 2 cups cherries, cut up
  13. 2 cups pineapple, cut up

Directions

  1. Combine chopped dates, nuts, candied fruit, honey and fruit juice.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time and add to fruit mixture.
  4. Sift flour together with salt and soda.
  5. Mix into liquid mixture.
  6. Put into loaf pans or tube pan. Bake in slow oven, 275° 1 1/2 hours or until wooden pick comes out clean.
  7. Don't over bake.