- 1/2 lb. green candied cherries
- 1/2 lb. red candied cherries
- 1/2 lb. red candied pineapple
- 1/2 lb. green candied pineapple
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 lb. sweet butter
- 4-1/2 cups plain flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 lb. pecans
- 10 eggs
- 1 Tablespoon vanilla
Cut cherries in half. Chop pineapples in cubes. Chop pecans.
Use 1 cup of flour to coat fruit and nuts.
Mix flour, salt and butter until smooth.
Beat egg yolks with sugar until light and fluffy.
Add flour mixture to make a dough. Fold in fruit and nuts. (Dough will be really thick.)
Beat egg whites until stiff.
Fold into dough by hand. Mix.
Bake in 300° oven for 1 hour.
Test with toothpick. (I use a tube pan or 2 loaf pans.)