Sharon's Jamaican Fruit Cake

Sharon's Jamaican Fruit Cake

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"A dark, rich fruit cake for wine and fruit lovers! This is a recipe I use at Christmas and for Birthdays. I prefer to use Jamaican Red Label Wine and White Rum. But you may use your Favorites....ENJOY!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 862 kcal
  • 43%
  • Fat:
  • 35.1 g
  • 54%
  • Carbs:
  • 124.2g
  • 40%
  • Protein:
  • 9.6 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 221 mg
  • 74%
  • Sodium:
  • 418 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 2 - 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, then add rum, lime juice, vanilla, almond extract, and lime zest. Stir in mixed fruit, wine, and molasses. Sift together flour, baking powder, nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, and salt. Fold into batter, being careful not to over-mix. Pour into prepared pans.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 80 to 90 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Footnotes

  • Notes
  • For best results, fruits should be soaked in wine for at least 3 weeks, or boiled in the wine.
  • Use a combination of raisins currants, golden raisins, prunes, and dried cherries, or any dried fruit of your preference.
  • Additional wine or rum can be brushed onto cake as needed to keep moist.
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I used this recipe and it came out just as I wanted it. I love it and it is just like the Christmas cake my mother bakes in Jamaica. I live in the U.K. now and I have search the internet looki...

I'm really disappointed at this recipe. After I spent time and money, it turned out to be something completely different from what I was expecting. I ended up with so much batter, I filled up ...

YUMM i tried this once and ever since i have made it about 20 times!!! ITS GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!