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     Mom's Favorite Dark Fruit Cake

Category   Desserts - Breads
Sub Category   None

l lb. margarine
l lb. dark brown sugar
5 eggs
4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup fruit juice or brandy
1/2 cup dark molasses
1 lb. dates
1 lb. chopped candied fruit
1/2 lb raisins
1/2lb.candied cherries
1/2 lb. whole nuts
l cup flour ( toss with fruits)

Beat till creamy - margarine and sugar. Add and beat the eggs. Sift and combine dry ingredients and add alternately with juice and molasses. Fold in thoroughly remainder of ingrdients. Spoon into greased and floured loaf pans. Bake at 275 degrees until tester comes out clean. (about 1 1/2 hours).
Remove to a cool area. Keep covered with wax paper for several weeks. Baste with Brandy every other day.
Mom sent this recipe in one of the few emails she ever sent. She ended it with this note. -Margaret, I hope you have good luck with this. I'm sending it to all in case anyone is interested. I love you all. Now I have to get busy on my fruit cakes. Love, Mom
---------------------------------------------------- No matter how long you live, you'll learn something new everyday, if you just listen. --Madeline Labaki

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