French Fruit Cake

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Total Time:
1 hour 30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 5 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 2 - eggs
  • 3/4 cup - candied Orange peel
  • 1/2 cup - coarsely chopped Walnuts
  • 1/2 cup - Raisins
  • 1/2 cup - golden Raisins
  • 2 tbsp - all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup - butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup - white Sugar
  • 2.5 tbsp - Honey
  • 1.5 cups - all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 tbsp - light Cream
  • 2 tbsp - dark rum
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder

How to Make French Fruit Cake

  • Toss the candied orange peel, walnuts, and raisins with 2 tbsps flour. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter with the sugar and honey.
  • Beat in the egg, then the cream or milk, rum, and vanilla.
  • Stir together the remaining 1.5 cups flour and the baking powder; beat into the creamed mixture.
  • Stir in the fruits and nuts.
  • Turn the batter into a greased and floured 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 10 minutes.
  • Lower the heat to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  • Bake the cake 45 minutes longer, or until it tests done with a toothpick.
  • Transfer to a rack to cool.