How to make it

  • Cream butter, sugar, add eggs, beat well;
  • add flour sifted with spices, alternately with HALF of liquid.
  • Add fruit and nuts which have been dusted with small amount of additional flour.
  • Pour into ungreased pans lined with brown or wax paper.
  • Bake 250 degrees 4 hours if one large pan, approximately 2 hours for loaf pans.
  • Test with toothpick.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Pick top with fork or slim nail.
  • Pour remaining sherry or brandy over cakes, while still hot and in pan.
  • (While baking, a pan of water on bottom shelf helps keep it moist.)

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    great recipe can remember my grandma making this quite often for holidays thanks for the memories
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