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Catholic Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Fruit Cake

    INGREDIENTS

  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate pieces
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup coarsely cut dates
  • 1 cup halved candied cherries
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 loaf
  • Prep Time: 2 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

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Here's a recipe for a rich Christmas fruitcake with a twist -- cherry and chocolate.

DIRECTIONS

Beat eggs and sugar together. Sift dry ingredients. Add chocolate, nuts, dates, and cherries to flour mixture; fold into egg-sugar mixture. Pour into oiled, wax paper-lined loaf pan, 9 x 5 x 3 inches. Bake at 325° for 1-1/2 hours or until crusty brown; remove; cool on rack.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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