Altschul Recipe Database: Gma Perrin's Dark Fruitcake
Recipe: Gma Perrin's Dark Fruitcake
This is a Dessert Dish.
Full Recipe: Grandma Nancy Perrin's House
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mace cloves cinnamon 1 lb mixed candied fruit 1 lb raisins sherry, dark fruit juice, port, etc. molasses
l lb. mixed candied fruit l lb. raisins 1/4 cup sherry, dark fruit juice, whatever (I like to use port wine) 1/4 cup molasses l cup butter 1/2 cups dark brown sugar 4 eggs 2 cups flour 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. each mace and cloves 1 tsp. cinnamon
Mix fruit, mollasses and wine. Let stand overnight.
Cream butter sugar & eggs. Add fruits & dry ingredients. Mix.
Fills 3 small loaf pans or 2 medium loaf pans or 2 1/2 qt. casserole. Grease and line with foil, then add fruitcake batter.
Bake at 275°F for 2-1/2 hours with a dish of water in the oven. Cool and wrap in another layer of foil. Keeps for weeks -- in fact improves with time.