Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This recipe came from an old Farm Journal. It makes one large impressive dark fruitcake or two loaf-style fruitcakes !

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Separate eggs.
  2. Beat yolks with molasses and juice.
  3. Cream butter and sugar.
  4. Add yolk mixture to creamed mixture and blend.
  5. Combine fruits and nuts; mix with 1 cup flour to coat.
  6. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  7. Sift remaining 1 cup flour with spices.
  8. and baking soda.
  9. Beat egg whites until peaks form and fold into creamed mixture.
  10. **Cut cooking time in half to 1 hour for loaf pans.
  11. Gently stir in fruit/nuts and dry ingredients.
  12. Pour into a 9" tube pan that has been well greased, lined with brown paper and greased again.
  13. Reduce heat to 300 degrees F and bake for 2 hours.
  14. Put on rack to cool.
  15. Wrap in foil and store in a cool place.

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