Ambrosias Famous Christmas Cake

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3/4 c Thompson raisins
12 Egg whites
1 c Golden brown sugar
3/4 c Golden raisins
1/2 c Citron peel
1/2 c Green cherries
1/2 c Orange and lemon peel
4 c All purpose flour
1 ts Brandy extract and/or
1 lb Unsalted butter
3/4 c Walnuts; chopped
12 Egg yolks
1 c Sweet shredded coconut
1/2 c Glace cherries
2 ts Nutmeg
3/4 c Pineapple wedges
1/2 c Currants
1/2 c Pure apple juice
1 c Dark old fashioned brown
3/4 c Chopped dates
3/4 c Pecans; chopped
1 ts Baking soda
1/4 c Brandy
1/2 c Blackstrap molasses
3/4 c Lexia raisins
3/4 c Sliced blanched almonds
3/4 c Mixed fruit
1/2 c Assorted melon cubes
2 ts Cinnamon
1 ts Ground cloves

Original recipe makes 1 Servings



Mix fruit with 2 cups flour mixture. Heat oven to 275 degrees. line with wax paper and grease 6 loaf pans 8" x 4 1/2" X 2 1/2" deep. Beat butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Mix in egg yolks. Then mix in alternately just until smooth remaining flour mixture, juice and molasses. Turn into a large container and stir in fruit mix by hand. beat egg whites until soft peaks are formed and fold in to mixture. Bake for approximately 2 hours. yields 6 loaves Wrap well in foil. Can add brandy or rum at intervals. Decorations: Pineapple rings, maraschino cherries,pecans and or walnut halves marzipan, etc.... >From Ambrosia Natural foods recipe as posted in the Toronto Star. Posted to Recipe Archive - 08 Dec 96 submitted by: Date: Sun, 8 Dec 96 2:31:52 EST

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