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Bourbon Fruit Cake

Author/Submitted by: Ella Bailey, Anniston, Alabama
Servings: 1
Categories: Cakes / Desserts

8  ounces  pitted dates
1  quart  pecans, or walnuts
3  slices  candied pineapple
1  cup  candied cherries, red
1  cup  candied cherries, green
1  cup  golden raisins
4    eggs
1  cup  sugar
1  cup  flour
2  teaspoons  baking powder
1/2  teaspoon  salt
1  teaspoon  vanilla
1/3  cup  bourbon

Flour each piece of fruit sot that it stands out alone. (I sprinkle with a shaker) Beat together until fluffly the eggs and sugar. Add flour baking powder, salt and vanilla. Add fruit and nuts. Add bourbon. Bake in 250 degree oven for 2 1/2 hours. top will e brown and crusty. It dries more thank bakes really. Add fruit and nuts to top of cake for decorations. Makes 2 loves, they are not thick loaves.

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