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Southern Fruit Cake

Submitted by: Carol

Recipe Ingredients:
2 cups Flour
1 cup Sugar
1/2lb Butter
6 Eggs (Separated)
1/2lb Citron, Finely Ground
1lb Raisins
1/2lb Currants
1/2lb Dates (Chopped Fine)
1/2lb Candied Cherries
1lb Pecans (Chopped) (save some of the whole pecan halves to decorated top of cake)
1 ounce Rose Water (2 tablespoons)
1 tbsp Cinnamon
1tbsp Mace
1 tbsp Nutmeg
1/2 pint Whiskey

Cooking Directions:
1.  Cream the butter, added the sugar and the well-beaten egg yolks. Mix the spices in the rose water. Use some of the flour to flour the fruit. Add creamed mixture with the fruit and nuts, flour and whiskey and the rose water. Fold in the beaten egg whites last.

2.  Bake in a slow oven (250 degrees) for about 4 hours.

3.  After cake is completely cool, store in a tight container for at least a month before cutting.

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