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    Pudding Fondue

    In dessert fondue pot, heat 1 can Betty Crocker vanilla ready-to-serve pudding (2 cups). Swirl Dippers (below) in fondue. 2 cups Dippers: Alternate cherries, grapes, pineapple chunks, brownie squares and fruitcake squares on skewers.
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    French Almond Custard Fondue

    1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. cornstarch 2 cups light cream or milk 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten 1 tbsp. butter or margarine 2 tsp. almond extract Dippers (below) In saucepan, mix sugar, salt and cornstarch. Gradually stir in cream. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until...
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    Jeweled Fruitcake Miniatures

    1 pkg. (8 oz) dried apricots, cut up 1 pkg. (8 oz) pitted dates, cut up 2 1/2 cups Brazil nuts, chopped 1 cup drained red and green maraschino cherries, cut into halves 1/3 lb. red and green candied pineapple, cut up (about 1 cup) 3/4 cup Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, omit baking...
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    Holiday Miniatures - Gifts

    Line boxes and fill them with tiny fruitcakes, cookies and candies nestled in small paper baking cups or candy frills. Cover with plastic wrap, then gift paper, and freeze. Personal presents ready for neighbors, the mail-man, paper boy, or holiday callers.
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    Holiday Foods That Freeze Well - Make Ahead Tips

    Candies, Cookies, Tiny Fruit Cakes, Seasoned Nuts: Pack in a box with waxed paper between layers. Freezes for about 9-12 months. Nut Breads, Yeast Breads, Coffee Cakes, Steamed Puddings: Cool thoroughly before wrapping. Freezes for about 9-12 months Pies: Freeze before wrapping. Freezes for...
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    Women's World Recipe Requested?

    A few years ago, my mother had gotten a holiday issue of Women's World with a recipe in it for a White Fruitcake that was to die for! If anyone still has that issue/recipe and could forward it me that would be awesome! She made it for my birthday and I would LOVE to have it again this year...
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    Apple Fruit Cake

    For the cake * 2½ cups raisins * 2 cups pitted chopped prunes * 2 cups candied cherries * 2 cups peeled, cored, and finely chopped Golden Delicious apples * 11/3 cups golden raisins * 2½ cups hard apple or pear cider * 4 tsp pumpkin pie spice * 2 cups all-purpose flour * 2 tsp baking powder * ½...
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    Frozen Fruitcake Salad

    1 c Sour cream 2 oz Cool whip; thawed 1/2 c Sugar 2 tb Lemon juice 1 ts Vanilla 13 oz Crushed pineapple; drain 2 Bananas; diced 1/2 c Red Candied cherries; chop 1/2 c Grees Candied cherries; chop 1/2 c Nuts; (pecans or walnuts) Mix all together well, turn into a mold and freeze. Let stand 10...
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    Better Than a Fruitcake Cheese Ball

    1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2 teaspoons mayonnaise 3/4 cup chopped pecans, divided 1/2 cup chopped candied kiwi fruit, divided 1/2 cup chopped candied strawberries, divided Cream together Cheddar cheese, cream cheese and mayonnaise. Add 1/2 cup...
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    Chip & Cherry Fruit Cake

    3 eggs well beaten 1 cup sugar 1 1/4 C. sifted flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 lb. choc chips 2 cups nuts 1 cup coarsly cut dates 1 cup candied cherries halved Beat eggs & sugar together. Sift dry ingredients Add choc chips, nuts, fruit. Pour into waxed lined loaf pan 9x5x3 Bake 1 1/2 hour in 325° to a...
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    Martha Washington Fruit Cake

    1700's recipe "This recipe according to the best of authority is a corrct copy from Martha Washington's old original receipt book." 1 1/2 pounds sugar 1/2 pound butter 6 egg yolks, well beaten 1 pint of sour cream 1 teaspoonful soda 1 3/4 pounds sifted flour 6 egg whites, stiffly beaten 1...
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    Magic cinderella cake

    "Now your can bake a Cinderella cake that changes like magic. It's easy to whip it up with coconut-fruit, spice, chocolate or anything-else flavor, says Seventeen Magazine, which invented the recipe and features it in the Nov 1966 issue. You always start with a hot-roll-mix and a cake mix -...
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    Mom's Fruit Cake

    1-1/2 C large seeded raisins 1-1/2 C dates, cut into small pieces (You can buy them already cut up.) 2 C sugar 2 C boiling water 5 Tbsp. shortening - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 C sifted flour 1 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ground cloves 1 tsp. salt - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 C...
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    Fruit Cake Cookies

    1 pound of dried fruit . chopped, which includes, Michigan Tart Cherries; Dried Blueberries; Dried Cranberries; Dried Raspberries Balducci's Gourmet Fruit Mix which is a mix of the following: California Apricots -- Prunes, Calimyrna Figs, Papaya, Peaches and Pears any dried fruit that appeals to...
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    Some Tips On Christmas Eating

    An old one, but a good one to remember at this time of year! :-) HOLIDAY EATING TIPS 1. Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone who puts carrots on a holiday buffet table knows nothing of the Christmas spirit. In fact, if you see carrots, leave immediately. Go next door, where they're serving rum...
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    Alton Brown's Fruitcake

    Ingredients [substitute as desired] 1 cup golden raisins 1 cup currants ½ cup sun dried cranberries ½ cup sun dried blueberries ½ cup sun dried cherries ½ cup dried apricots, chopped Zest of one lemon, chopped coarsely Zest of one orange, chopped coarsely 1/4 cup candied ginger, chopped 1 cup...
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    Old English Fruit Cake

    2 cups of butter 1 pound brown sugar 12 eggs , separated 4 cups AP flour 3 teaspoons of cinnamon 3 teaspoons of mace 3 teaspoons of ground clove 2 teaspoon of allspice 2 teaspoons nutmeg (ground fresh, nothing less) 1 teaspoon of salt 1 pound of mixed candied fruit 1 pound candied cherries 1...
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    Rich Dark Fruit Cake

    4 cups All purpose flour 1 tablespoon Cinnamon 1 tablespoon Cloves 1 tablespoon Allspice 1 tablespoon Nutmeg 1/2 tablespoon Mace teaspoon Salt 2 1/2 pounds Currants 2 1/2 pounds Raisins 1 pound Citron or chopped candied lemon and orange peel 1 pound Pecan meats [optional] 1 pound Chopped dates...
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    Icebox Fruit Cake

    1 box vanilla wafers, crushed 2 cups chopped pecans 2 cups chopped walnuts 1/2 pound raisins, chopped 1 medium bottles red cherries drained and chopped (reserve 8 halves for garnishing cake) 3 tbsp. cherry juice 1 can sweetened condensed milk Combine dry ingredients. Mix cherry juice...
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    Brandied Fruit Cakes

    Yield: 1 Servings Ingredients: * 4 1/2 c Raisins * 2 1/4 c Currants * 1/2 lb Soft butter or margarine * 1/2 lb Soft shortening * 2 c Sugar * 1 tb Vanilla extract * 1 tb Almond extract * 12 Eggs * 1 c Orange juice concentrate (not thawed) * 1/2 c Honey...