Boiled Fruitcake (With Orange Peel and Dried Fruit)

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter a 9x5x3 loaf pan.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Farenheit.
  • In a large saucepan, boil first 12 ingredients (brown sugar, water, butter, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, salt, orange peel and dried fruits) for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool to lukewarm.
  • Stir in two slightly beaten eggs.
  • In a separate bowl mix together flour, salt and baking soda.
  • Fold wet ingredients into dry and then add vanilla.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake 45 to 60 minutes until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
  • Optional: While still hot, douse with alcohol.
  • Wrap and store a couple of days before serving.
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