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This is a very good fruitcake and pretty easy too! The whole wheat flour gives it a nice flavor. This recipe can be baked in a loaf pan as a fruitcake or as drop cookies.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
1 9x5 inch loaf or 3 dozen cookies
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 5x9 inch loaf pan.

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  • In a saucepan over medium heat, cook together the sugar, water, raisins, butter and salt. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  • Sift together the flour, soda, ginger and cinnamon. Stir into the cooled cooked mixture.

  • Add the chopped dates, mixed peels, nuts and dried fruit.

  • Pour into loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or drop by the teaspoon on a cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

184 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 37.8g; fat 3.8g; cholesterol 3.4mg; sodium 132.6mg. Full Nutrition
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