Fruit Cake

         Yield: 20 Servings
Categories: Holiday, Foods

1 1/2 c Raisins; simmered 1 1/2 c Dates; chopped 2 c Sugar 5 tb Shortening 2 1/4 c Flour 1 ts Baking soda 2 ts Cinnamon 2 ts Salt 1 c Nuts 5 sm Candided fruits (various -kinds) 2 lg Mixed fruit, candied Simmer together raisins, dates, sugar, water, shortening for 20 minutes and cool. Sift dry ingredients and add to fruit mixture when cooled. Add candied fruits and nuts. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes. This makes two round cakes. Grease the cooking tins with Crisco and use wax paper to line. Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #293