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Fruit Cake Gems

Fruit Cake Gems

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Course Cake
Cuisine American
Keyword Cakes, Food recipe, Fruit Cake Gems
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 6 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups flour
  • 1 Cup raisins
  • 1 Cup dates
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 2 Cups boiling water
  • 1/3 Cup melted shortening
  • 1/2 Teaspoon soda
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 Teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup walnuts
  • 1 Cup fruit mix 

Instructions

Step 1

  • Put fruit, sugar, water and nuts in covered pan and cook slowly 20 minutes.  Cool.  Sift dry ingredients into flour mixture.

Step 2

  • Add beaten egg and shortening.  Add fruit mixture.  Bake at 325 degrees in small muffin pans approximately 30 minutes. 

Step 3

  • Keep in tightly closed container.