Mama's Fruit Cake

If you love fruit cake, this is the one.

Mama's Fruit Cake
Mama's Fruit Cake

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 4

    cups flour ALL PURPOSE FLOUR ONLY

  • 2

    cups sugar

  • 8

    eggs

  • 1

    lb butter

  • 1

    lb raisins

  • 1

    lb pecans, shelled (reserve 4 pecan halves)

  • 4

    oz pineapple

  • 8

    oz red cherries (reserve 4 cherries)

  • 8

    oz green cherries (reserve 4 cherries)

  • 1

    lb fruit cake mix

  • 1/4

    tsp allspice

  • 1/4

    tsp baking powder

  • 1

    tbl vanilla

Directions

Sift flower and set aside Dredge fruits and nuts in a large bowl Cream sugar and the butter Beat eggs and add to cream mixture Add flour to cream mixture Mix fruits and nuts to cream mixture Grease pan heavily and cover bottom with greased brown paper Add mixed ingredients into pan. Add to the top of the cake the red & green cherries and the pecan halves for decorations Bake at 2500 for 1st hour covered with tin foil. Bake for approx 2 hours more without tin foil Place a small pan of cold water in the oven under the cake while baking.

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