Ambrosia's Famous Christmas Cake
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Ambrosia's Famous Christmas Cake
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:03:46 AM. Recipe ID 27908. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Ambrosia's famous christmas cake
 Categories: None
      Yield: 1 Servings
      4 c  All purpose flour
      2 ts Nutmeg
      2 ts Cinnamon
      1 ts Baking soda
      1 ts Ground cloves
      1 ts Brandy extract and/or
    1/4 c  Brandy
      1 c  Sweet shredded coconut
      1 c  Golden brown sugar
      1 c  Dark old fashioned brown
      1 lb Unsalted butter
    3/4 c  Pineapple wedges
    3/4 c  Mixed fruit
    3/4 c  Lexia raisins
    3/4 c  Thompson raisins
    3/4 c  Golden raisins
    3/4 c  Chopped dates
    3/4 c  Chopped pecans
    3/4 c  Sliced blanched almonds
    3/4 c  Chopped walnuts
    1/2 c  Citron peel
    1/2 c  Orange and lemon peel
    1/2 c  Assorted melon cubes
    1/2 c  Glace cherries
    1/2 c  Green cherries
    1/2 c  Currants
    1/2 c  Blackstrap molasses
    1/2 c  Pure apple juice
     12    Egg yolks
     12    Egg whites
  Mix fruit with 2 cups flour mixture. Heat oven to 275 degrees. line
  with wax paper and grease 6 loaf pans 8" x 4 1/2" X 2 1/2" deep. Beat
  butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Mix in egg yolks. Then mix in
  alternately just until smooth remaining flour mixture, juice and
  molasses. Turn into a large container and stir in fruit mix by hand.
  beat egg whites until soft peaks are formed and fold in to mixture.
  Bake for approximately 2 hours. yields 6 loaves Wrap well in foil.
  Can add brandy or rum at intervals.
  Decorations: Pineapple rings, maraschino cherries,pecans and or walnut
  halves marzipan, etc.... 

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Recipe ID 27908 (Apr 03, 2005)

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