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Applesauce Fruitcake

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Rating: 5/5 5 stars
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ready in: 1-2 hrs
serves/makes:   12

recipe id: 46774

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2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
3 cups unsweetened applesauce
4 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon nutmeg
4 teaspoons allspice
1 tablespoon jam (any fruit)
4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons soda
2 eggs
1/2 pound candied pineapple
1/2 pound candied cherries
1 pound candied mixed fruits
1 pound chopped dates
1 cup raisins
2 cups chopped walnuts


Combine all ingredients except fruits and nuts and mix until smooth.

Stir in fruits and nuts. Line the bottom of two loaf pans or one tube pan with well-greased and floured double-thickness brown paper or parchment.

Bake at 300 degrees F for one hour (test for doneness with a toothpick).

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REVIEW: recipe rating
great flavor and texture, baking tme was shown as 1 hour, but should have been 2 1/2 hours