Fruitcake

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:
  • 639 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 27 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 71.9g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 378 mg
  • 15%

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, spices, eggs, lemon rind, vanilla, 1/2 cup brandy, fruit, nuts, and melted butter or margarine. Mix thoroughly. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 1 hour, 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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This is THE perfect fruitcake recipie. The only changes i made were to double the amount of brandy and used it to soak the fruits for 24 hours before making the cake. Good cake texture and not...

I thought this was the best fruitcake I've eaten. I was specifically looking for a recipe that called for real dried fruit, no candied stuff. My daughter-in-law and I made 3 of them a month ag...

It is delicious. I gave them away as Christmas presents and received great compliments. I'll be baking it again for Chinese New Year. This time, I'll start earlier so that it will have at lea...