White fruit cake

by Heather M.’s book, Boxford, MA


1 lb. butter
2 c. sugar
9 eggs
6 c. flour
4 oz. candied pineapple
4 oz cherries (or 8 oz. mixed candied fruit)
1 tsp. baking powder
1 c. chopped nuts
1 pkg. chopped dates
1 lb. white raisins
2 oz. brandy

Preparation instructions

Preheat oven to 250 degrees.

Mix butter and sugar for 20 mintues at high speed. Add one egg and a little flour at at time until all is incorporated. Sprinkle some of the flour over the fruit. Add the rest of the ingredients to the batter. Stir well. Grease a 10 inch tube pan and line wiht wax paper. Pour batter in and bake for 3 hours.

Decorate top of cake before you put in oven with cherries and almonds, making a flower pattern.

Submitted by: Heather M

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