|1½ cup||Sweetened applesauce|
|1 pack||(8 ozs.) pitted dates; sliced|
|4 ounces||Chopped pecans|
|½ pounds||Red cherries; halved|
|½ pounds||Green cherries; halved|
|2¼ cup||All-purpose flour|
|2 teaspoons||Baking soda|
Grease and flour a tube pan and set aside. Combine applesauce, shortening and sugar together in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Combine fruit and nuts in a large bowl, adding flour, soda, salt and spices and stir together. Fold in cooked mixture until well moistened. Pour into the prepared pan and bake at 275 degrees for 2 hours or until done.
Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.
Posted to TNT Recipes Digest, Vol 01, Nr 920 by "Michael G. Sooter" <msooter@...> on Jan 8, 1998
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