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Quicktrick Fruitcake

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Servings: 4
Categories: Cakes / Christmas / Desserts


1 pkg.Betty Crocker date bar mix 2/3 cup hot water 3 eggs 1/4 cup flour 1/4 tsp. baking powder 2 Tbs.light molasses 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/4 tsp allspice 1 cup glazed fruits 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup raisins Heat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a loaf pan, 9 x 5 x 3 inches. Combine date filling from Date bar mix pkg. with hot water in large bowl. Add crumbly mix, eggs, flour, baking powder, molasses and spices; blend well. Fold in glazed fruits, walnuts and rasins throughly. Pour into prepared pan. Bake about 1 hour and 20 minutes or until toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean. Cool thoroughly. Wrap well. Store in refrigerator. (Fruitcake should be allowed to mellow two to three days before slicing.) GLAZE AFTER STORING. Bring 1/4 cup light corn syrup and 2 Tbs. water to rolling boil. Cool; pour over cake. Decorate with bits of candied fruit dipped in corn syrup.

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