Spicy Dark Fruitcake

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon(s) nutmeg
  • ½ cup(s) chopped citron
  • 1 cup(s) sliced or slivered almonds
  • 1 cup(s) butter
  • 1 large orange, zest and juice
  • 1 cup(s) brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • + 18 more ingredients
    • 2 cup(s) flour
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 teaspoon(s) cinnamon
    • ½ teaspoon(s) baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
    • 2 cup(s) chopped pitted dates
    • 1 cup(s) raisins
    • 1 cup(s) golden raisins
    • ½ cup(s) diced lemon peel
    • ½ cup(s) chopped pitted prunes
    • ½ cup(s) chopped candied pineapple
    • 1 cup(s) chopped pecans
    • 1 cup(s) chopped walnuts
    • 2 cup(s) brandy or 1 cup brandy and 1 cup white wine, plus 1 cup brandy for aging
    • 1 cup(s) chopped dried apricots
    • ½ teaspoon(s) salt
    • 1 teaspoon(s) cloves
    • ½ cup(s) molasses

Chop nuts and fruit, if not purchased in chopped form. Add wine, brandy, orange juice and zest. Mix well, cover, and let stand overnight or up to 2 days. When ready to bake, prepare pans: oil or butter very thoroughly. If using loaf pans, cut a piece of foil, waxed paper or parchment paper for e...

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