Andros Boy Fruit Cake

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RICH  OLD FASHION FRUIT CAKE

IngredientsIMG_0840

3 lb flour

2 tea spoon cinnamon

2 tsp nutmeg

½ tsp cloves

1 tsp allspice

2 tsp salt

4 lbs citron (Fruit Cake Mix)

1 lbs dates

3 lbs raisins

2 lbs currents

1 lbs walnuts

2 lbs butter

2 lb s sugar,

24 eggs

2 tsp soda

2 cup molasses

1 cup whiskey

Method

Divide flour into two equal parts. To one part add the spices and salt and sieve. Mix fruit with un-spiced flour.

Cream butter and sugar and add eggs which have been beaten slightly.

Dissolve soda in a little warm water and add to molasses.

Add spiced flour and molasses alternately to the butter egg mixture; then the whiskey and let the fruit beat thoroughly.

Grease 4 tube plans, line with brown paper. pour batter into pan, and decorate the top with citron and walnut.

Bake at 250 [degree Fahrenheit] do not open oven door  until after 1 and half hr. Bake for further 2 ½ – 3 hrs. let cake remain in pan until cool. Wrap in wax paper and store in covered tin. Best when 2-4 weeks old

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