Old World Fruit Cake

Old World Fruit CakeOld World Fruit Cake

This is a traditional European-style fruit cake. Even if you’re not a big fan of fruitcakes, I think you’ll love this one!

Old World Fruit Cake – This is a traditional European-style fruit cake. Even if you’re not a big fan of fruitcakes, I think you’ll love this one! – Cake Ingredients:: Flour ((all-purpose)), Salt, Baking Soda, Baking Powder, Allspice, Cinnamon, Cloves, Mace, Nutmeg, Butter ((melted)), Eggs, Coffee ((black, cold)), Brown Sugar, Raisins, Fruit ((mixed)), Dates, Rum or Brandy, Glaze Ingredients:: Butter, Rum or Brandy, Sugar, Make the cake:: Mix the melted butter, eggs, rum and coffee together.; Add brown sugar and mix well.; Add rest of dry ingredients and place in a buttered loaf pan.; Bake at 300 degrees F. for 2 hours or until done (it will separate from the sides of the pan).; Make glaze when almost completely baked:: Melt (do not boil) butter.; Add rum and sugar.; Stir by hand.; Remove the cake from the oven and pour half of the glaze over it.; Let it cool 25 minutes, then turn it over and pour the remaining glaze on the other side.; – This fruitcake freezes well.
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This is a traditional European-style fruit cake. Even if you're not a big fan of fruitcakes, I think you'll love this one!
Servings Prep Time
1 Fruitcake 30 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
2 Hours 25 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 Fruitcake 30 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
2 Hours 25 Minutes
Old World Fruit Cake
Old World Fruit Cake
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This is a traditional European-style fruit cake. Even if you're not a big fan of fruitcakes, I think you'll love this one!
Servings Prep Time
1 Fruitcake 30 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
2 Hours 25 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 Fruitcake 30 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
2 Hours 25 Minutes
Ingredients
Cake Ingredients:
Glaze Ingredients:
Servings: Fruitcake
Instructions
Make the cake:
  1. Mix the melted butter, eggs, rum and coffee together.
  2. Add brown sugar and mix well.
  3. Add rest of dry ingredients and place in a buttered loaf pan.
  4. Bake at 300 degrees F. for 2 hours or until done (it will separate from the sides of the pan).
Make glaze when almost completely baked:
  1. Melt (do not boil) butter.
  2. Add rum and sugar.
  3. Stir by hand.
  4. Remove the cake from the oven and pour half of the glaze over it.
  5. Let it cool 25 minutes, then turn it over and pour the remaining glaze on the other side.
Cook's Notes

This fruitcake freezes well.

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