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Recipe : Entry # 5132
Name
Dianna B. Murphree
Recipe Title
Grandma's Fruitcake
Recipe Theme
Desserts
Cooperative
Baldwin EMC
Ingredients
3 1/2 sticks butter
2 cups sugar
4 cups plain flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
6 eggs, separated
3 cups chopped pecans
1/2 pound candied cherries, chopped
1/2 pound candied pineapple, chopped
1 1/2 ounces lemon extract
1 teaspoon salt (I only use half)
Directions
Cream sugar and butter. Add baking powder and salt to three cups of flour. Add alternately with egg yolks to other mixture. Add lemon flavoring. Dredge fruit with one cup of flour and add to mixture. Beat egg whites and fold into mixture. Bake at 250 degrees for three to five hours.