Mom's Fruitcake

This is the fruitcake my mother made from the time I was a little girl. It isn't full of the citrus fruits and I've never met anyone who didn't like it. You may substitute wine or fruit juice for the brandy.

Pour boiling water over raisins and currants to cover. Let steep for 5 minutes, then drain. In a very large bowl combine currants, raisins, gum drops, candied cherries, pitted dates, walnuts,...

  • Yield: 30
  • Cooking time: 2 Hour
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Publisher: Allrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried currants
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 3 cups boiling water to cover
  • 1 cup candied cherries
  • 1 (16 ounce) package gum drops, no licorice ones
  • 2 cups pitted dates, cut in half
  • 1 1/4 cups walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 cup apple jelly
  • 1 1/4 cups butter
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 7 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

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