DARRELL'S LIGHT FRUITCAKE

This is my receip that makes about 33 pound of quality fruitcake. I make this for people who does not like fruitcake, no bitter tast like you find in cheep fruitcakes.

DARRELL'S LIGHT FRUITCAKE

Photo by darrell a.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 3

    boxes white raisens

  • 8

    pounds candied cherries = ½ green ½ red

  • 6

    pounds candied pineapples

  • 6

    pounds pecan halves

  • 4

    pounds dates cut in half

  • cups sugar

  • cups brown sugar

  • 3

    cups butter flovored crisco

  • cups sifted flour

  • 3

    tablespoons baking powder

  • 3

    teaspoons salt

  • cups eggs

  • 1

    jar apple jelly [ small ]

  • cups milk

Directions

In very large dish pan = mix all fruit and nuts. In mixer== mix well sugars. crisco and add eggs one at a time then add jelly. Combine = flour. baking powder and salt. alternate flour and milk mixing well .pour over fruit and mix well with hand .put in 4 tube pans , Bake 300 deg. for 3 hours. For 1 lb. loaf 1 hour and 15 minutes. For large loaf 2 hours and 20 minutes. Makes about 33 lb. fruitcake. HALF RECIPE 1 1/2 boxes white raisens 4 pounds candied cherries = 1/2 green 1/2 red 3 pounds candied pineapples 3 pounds pecan halves 2 pounds dates cut in half 1 1/8 cups sugar 1 1/8 cups brown sugar 1 1/2 cups butter flovored crisco 4 1/8 cups sifted flour 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 1/4 cups eggs 1/2 jar apple jelly [ small ] 3/4 cups milk


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