Christmas [fruit] cake

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2¼ cup Flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Shortening
½ cup Butter
1 cup Sugar
5 \N Eggs
1 teaspoon Lemon flavoring
1 tablespoon Brandy
¾ cup Blanched; chopped almonds
1 cup Shredded moist coconut
¼ cup Candied lemon peel; chopped

Sift flour, measure add baking powder salt and sift again. Cream shortening and butter together, add sugar, cream until well blended. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Mix in lemon, and brandy...then almonds and coconut. Add dry ingredients. Turn batter into greased and floured 9 inch tube pan.

Bake in slow [300] degree oven. for 1¼ hours. when cool store in air tight container.

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #267 by Silkia@... on Oct 10, 1997

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