Soft fruit cake
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Soft fruit cake
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Last updated 6/12/2012 12:52:25 AM. Recipe ID 14135. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Soft fruit cake
 Categories: Cakes, 1941
      Yield: 6 servings
 
    2/3 c  Dried apricots
      1 c  Dried apples
      1 c  Cooked, slightly sweetened
           -prunes
      1 c  Seedless raisins
    3/4 c  Shortening
      3    Eggs, well beaten
      2 tb Shredded orange peel
    1/2 ts Cinnamon
      3 ts Baking powder
  2 1/4 c  Flour
    3/4 c  Water
      1 c  Dried figs
    1/2 c  Peanut butter
  2 1/4 c  Sugar
    3/4 c  Milk
      1 ts Baking soda
      1 ts Nutmeg
    1/2 ts Cloves
      2 ts Vanilla
      1 ts Salt
 
  Wash apricots, cut in small pieces, add 1/4 cups sugar, and 1/4 cup
  water. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.  Cool.  Remove particles of core
  from apples. Cut apples in small pieces, add 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/4
  cup water. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.  Cool. Remove pits from
  prunes, and cut in small pieces. Remove stems from figs. Cut in small
  pieces, and add 1/4 cup water. Simmer 10 minutes.  Cool.  Wash
  raisins in hot water.  Drain.  Cream shortening with 1 3/4 cups
  sugar.  Add peanut butter and mix thoroughly. Add eggs. Add milk and
  mix well.  Sift flour, measure, and sift with other dry ingredients.
  Add fruits. Blend carefully. Add flavoring. Pour into large tube pan
  lined with oiled paper. Bake in slow oven (325 F) 1 hour. Reduce
  temperature to 250 F and continue baking 30 minutes. Maxine Elser,
  Palo Alto, CA.
 




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Recipe ID 14135 (Apr 03, 2005)

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