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    Nana's Christmas Pound Cake

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 20 mins

    30 mins

    1 hr 50 mins

    Georgia Girl's Note:

    This is my mother-in-law's recipe--a twist on fruitcake. You get a little taste of candied fruit in a yummy brandy pound cake. It is quite delicious.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream the cream cheese and the butter together until light and fluffy.
    2. 2
      Gradually add the sugar and cream well.
    3. 3
      Add the vanilla and brandy (or bourbon), mixing well.
    4. 4
      Add the eggs one at a time,beating well after each addition.
    5. 5
      Set aside 1/4 cup flour.
    6. 6
      Sift the remaining 2 cups flour, cornstarch and baking powder together.
    7. 7
      Gradually add the flour mix to the batter, mixing well.
    8. 8
      Dredge the pecans and candied fruit in the 1/4 cup flour, coating all pieces thoroughly.
    9. 9
      (this keeps them from all sinking to the bottom of the cake as it bakes) Fold the pecans, candied fruit and any flour residue into the cake batter.
    10. 10
      Grease a bundt pan very heavily with Crisco, and sprinkle the 3 tablespoons of sugar evenly in the bottom of the cake pan over the Crisco.
    11. 11
      Pour the cake batter into the bundt pan.
    12. 12
      Bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes.
    13. 13
      Then reduce the oven heat to 300 degrees and bake for another 1 hour and 20 minutes.

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    Nutritional Facts for Nana's Christmas Pound Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (98 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 15

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 409.4
     
    Calories from Fat 218
    53%
    Total Fat 24.2 g
    37%
    Saturated Fat 11.9 g
    59%
    Cholesterol 105.5 mg
    35%
    Sodium 163.2 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 42.3 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    4%
    Sugars 26.4 g
    105%
    Protein 5.5 g
    11%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    candied cherries

    candied pineapple

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