Fruit Cake No. 2

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • cups sugar
  • cups butter
  • 7 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ tablespoon grated nutmeg
  • ¼ tablespoon ground mace
  • tablespoon ground cloves
  • lbs. seeded raisins
  • lbs. seedless raisins
  • ¼ lb. citron
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 1 tablespoon wine
  • 1 tablespoon rosewater

Method

Cut the seeded raisins in quarters; citron in fine pieces, add the seedless raisins, mix well all together, cover and mix well with the flour. Separate the eggs. Cream the butter and sugar thoroughly add the yolks and stir well; then add the spices, wine, brandy and rosewater and lastly the beaten whites alternately with the floured fruit. Place in a large pan and bake in slow oven about 4 hours.