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  1. 4 c Unbleached Flour; Sifted

  2. 1 1/2 ts Baking Powder

  3. 1/2 ts Salt

  4. 2 c Butter Or Regular Margarine

  5. 2 1/2 c Sugar

  6. 6 Eggs; Lg

  7. 1/4 c Milk

  8. 4 c Walnuts; Chopped

  9. 1 c Golden Raisins

  10. 1/2 c Candied Pineapple; Chopped

  11. 1/2 c Red Candied Cherries;Chopped

  12. 1/2 c Green Candied Cherries; Chop

  13. 1 tb Lemon Rind; Grated

  14. 1/4 c of the flour mixture. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, using an electric mixer at medium speed. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the milk, beating well after each addition. Combine the walnuts, raisins, pineapple, candied cherries, lemon rind and the

  15. 1/4 cup of reserved flour mixture until all are very well coated. Stir into the batter. Spread the batter in a greased and wax-paper lined 10-inch tube pan. Bake in a

  16. 275 degree F. (That is correct, 275 degrees F.) oven for 2 hours and 45 minutes or until done. Cool in the pan for 30 minutes before removing to a wire rack to completely cool. Wrap the fruitcake tightly in foil. Store in the refrigerator up to

  17. 4 weeks. When ready to serve or to make a gift of it, prepare the Pineapple glaze, and frost the top of the cake, letting the glaze drip down the sides. Decorate with the pecan halves. Makes one

  18. 5 lb fruit cake. PINEAPPLE GLAZE: Combine

  19. 1 cup of sifted confectioners' sugar and 2 T of pineapple juice, mixing until smooth.


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