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Christmas Memory Fruitcake

 
Christmas Memory Fruitcake
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Christmas Memory Fruitcake recipe

Yield

48

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

5

hrs

Ready

6

hrs

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

2 ½ pounds brazil nuts
*
2 ½ pounds raisins, seedless
white and dark
½ pound candied cherries
½ pound candied pineapple
1 pound citron
½ pound almonds
blanched
½ pound pecan halves
½ pound walnuts
½ pound figs
dried
1 tablespoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon cloves
2 tablespoons unsweetened chocolate
grated
8 ounces grape jelly
*
8 ounces grape juice
8 ounces bourbon whiskey
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon allspice
2 cups butter
2 cups sugar
12 large eggs
4 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

Cut the fruits and nuts into small pieces, and coat them with some of the flour.

Cream the butter and sugar together, adding one egg at a time, beating well.

Add the rest of the flour.

Add the floured fruits and nuts, spices, seasoning, and flavorings.

Mix by hand.

Line a large cake tin with wax paper, grease, then flour.

Pour the mixture into the pan and put it in a steamer over cold water.

Close the steamer and bring the water to a rolling boil.

Lower the heat and steam the cake for about four-and-one-half hours.

Preheat oven to around 250 degrees F, and bake for one hour.

Spread with a layer of vanilla icing if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 113g (4.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 442444% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 217g 333%
Saturated Fat 73g 365%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 879mg 293%
Sodium 973mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 190g 190%
Dietary Fiber 37g 147%
Sugars g
Protein 153g
Vitamin A 75% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 66% Iron 173%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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