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Holiday Fruitcake Recipe

Description: Fruitcake is the source of many jokes. But, it is also enjoyed by many. Once you stop laughing, we suggest you give it a try.


  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 cup candied fruit

  • 1 cup chopped nuts

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 13 cups apple sauce

  • 1/4 cup molasses

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 2 teaspoons allspice

  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


1. Mix raisins, nuts and candied fruits and set aside.

2. In a second bowl, mix Flour, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Salt, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Allspice, and Cloves. Set aside.

3. In a large third, bowl, cream together butter, sugar, beaten egg, molasses, and apple sauce.

4. Add dry ingredients from step #2 above.

5. Add nuts, raisins and candied fruit from step #1 above.

6. Pour mixture into a greased baking pan.

7. Bake covered for about 1 hour at 350 F.

8. Cool and serve.

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