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Traditional Fruit Cake


  • 1 pkg. date bar mix
  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 /4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 Tablespoons light molasses
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup red/green candied cherries


Heat oven to 325.

Grease and flour a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.

Combine date bar mix and water until ‘crumbly.

Add eggs, flour, baking powder, molasses, and spices.

Fold in nuts, raisins, and cherries; pour into pan.

Bake 80 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.


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