How to make it

  • preheat oven to 375F.
  • in a small bowl mix fruit and rum-set aside
  • in a large bowl, beat sugar and butter' add eggs-one at a time- beating until well blended
  • stir in rest of the ingredients, except fruit mixture and coconut, and beat at least 30 times by hand
  • fold in coconut and fruit mixture
  • pour into a greased 9 X 5 inch pan
  • bake for 40-45 minutes, until golden brown and a toothpick, inserted in center comes out clean
  • cool 20 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely before slicing.

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  • notyourmomma 10 years ago
    Hmm, nice twist Robert. Will have to give this a whirl when my new DR step-mom arrives in Dec. Her first trip to the States and my first time to meet her, better cook to impress. Lovely post. Thank you dear.
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  • linebb956 10 years ago
    Interesting... have to try this Robert... Thanks

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  • gingerlea 10 years ago
    Keeping this one!!!!!!!!! Danny just saw it and said "Anything with Coconut!!!!!!" We are going to a housewarming Sat. and she is from the Dominican Republic.
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  • chefmeow 10 years ago
    This sounds really good.
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