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Mama's Poor Man's Fruitcake Recipe
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Mama's Poor Man's Fruitcake
1 stick butter
2 cups sugar
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 Tbsp. baking soda
1 large bottle maraschino cherries
1 box raisins (boiled 15 minutes in 5 cups water)
1 lb. walnuts
Sift together dry ingredients.
Cream eggs and butter. To this, add 2 cups water from raisins.
Add dry ingredients.
Mix in fruits, nuts and baking soda.
Bake in large greased and floured tube pan @350* for one hour or
until a clean knife inserted comes out clean.
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