Tuesday, December 21, 2010

FRUIT CAKE




Ingredients
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• 1/2 lb.. Whole brazil nuts
• 11/2 lb. Whole walnuts
• 3 cups Whole pitted dates
• 1/2 lb. Red candied cherries
• 1/2 lb. Green candied cherries
• 1/2 lb. candied pineapple Chunks
• Leave all fruit and nuts whole and mix in largest bowl you have.
• Sift together: shopping list
• 1 1/2 Cups sugar
• 1 1/2 Cups flour
• 1 1/2 Teaspoons of baking powder
• 1 Teaspoon of salt
• Sprinkle over fruit and nut mix
• Beat together:
• 6 beaten eggs
• 1 1/2 Teaspoon pure vanilla
How to make it

• Stir all together. There will be very little flour and egg batter. Just make sure the fruit and nuts are well coated.
• Grease two loaf pans and line with parchment paper if desired, greasing paper as well.
• Bake in preheated 275° oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
• Test with toothpick after 1 hour.
• Place pan of water under the loaf pans while baking.





Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

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