Fruitcake

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"This is my 90-year-old grandmother's recipe. Very simple."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 719 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 30.5 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 80.6g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 430 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C). Grease and flour a tube pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour, soda, cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg. Add eggs, lemon rind, vanilla, and 1/2 cup brandy. Mix thoroughly. Stir in fruit, nuts, and melted butter. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Wrap cooled cake in foil. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons brandy over the cake everyday for 2 weeks.
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I love this fruitcake! Very filling, very spicy. I don't think it will last long enough to age. I didn't put in the lemon rind though. I am so thrilled to have this recipe. I've made this cak...

Lovely spicy, moist fruitcake; I only withheld one star because the baking time, or perhaps the oven setting, is wrong. I allowed plenty of time, because it didn't look right to me, and sure en...

This recipe is simply great! My mother-in-law who is 100 yrs. old had a recipe for a dark fruit cake that had molasses in the ingredients, but lost it two years ago. This recipe is even more moi...