Christmas Special Fruitcake

Serves: 24
Total Calories: 107


3 cups coarsely chopped brazil nuts or other nuts (walnuts, pecans or hazelnuts)
1 pound pitted dates, coarsely chopped
1 cup halved maraschino cherry
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a mixing bowl, combine nuts, dates and cherries. In another bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt add to nut mixture, stirring until nuts and fruit are well-coated. Beat eggs until foamy. Stir in vanilla fold into nut mixture. Mix well. Pour into a greased and waxed paper-lined 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan. Bake at 300° for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Cool 10 minutes in pan before removing to a wire rack.

© Copyright Reiman Publications, 1993-1997

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 24
Total Calories: 107
Calories from Fat: 3

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