Old South Fruitcake

1 [c] butter/margarine
1 [c] sugar
5 eggs
1 1/2  [tsp] vanilla
1 [tsp] almond extract
3 [c] flour, divided
2 [tsp] baking powder
1/4 [c] orange juice
1 [tbs] lemon juice
7 1/2 [c] chopped pecans/walnuts
3/4 [c] chopped candied fruit peel
1 lb candied pineapple
1 lb candied cherries
15 oz golden raisins

  • Combine all nuts and fruits in a large mixing bowl
  • Cream butter, sugar
  • Add eggs
  • Add extracts
  • Combine 2 [c] flour, bp. Add to creamed mixture alternately with orange juice and lemon juice
  • Dredge fruit mixture in the remaining cup of flour
  • Stir into creamed mixture
  • Spoon and pack into 8 greased mini loaf pans/10″ tube pan
  • Bake 250 deg 2/3 hours

Cool 10 mins before removing from pan

About mama huang

I love to cook and experiment with recipes. The ones published here have been adapted from recipes from various sources and are recipes that members of my family love and ask for.
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