applesauce fruitcake

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Yield
1 Servings
MeasureIngredient
1½ cup Sweetened applesauce
½ cup Shortening
1 cup Sugar
1 pack (8 ozs.) pitted dates; sliced
4 ounces Chopped pecans
½ pounds Red cherries; halved
½ pounds Green cherries; halved
2 cups Raisins
2¼ cup All-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Baking soda
1 tablespoon Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Allspice
½ teaspoon Salt
 1 fruitcake

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.

Yield:

Posted to TNT Recipes Digest, Vol 01, Nr 920 by "Michael G. Sooter" <msooter@...> on Jan 8, 1998

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