Large Dark Fruitcake

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Molasses helps give dark color and wonderful old-fashioned flavor


  • 5 eggs, separated
  • c. molasses
  • (¼ c. grape juice


  • Beat egg yolks; combine with molasses and grape juice.
  • Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolk mixture. Blend well.
  • Combine fruit and nuts; mix with 1 c. flour to coat.
  • Warm in slow oven (325°) 5 minutes.
  • Sift remaining 1 c. flour with spices and soda.
  • Beat egg whites until peaks form and fold into creamed mixture. Stir in fru