An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Fruit Cake


from Mrs. Bradley


1 lb stoned dates
1 lb English walnuts meats
1 cup flour
1/2 sp salt
2 sp baking powder
4 eggs- beat suprra?

tely & add 1 teasp vanilla
1 cup sugar

sift flour over dates & nuts.

bake very slowly about 1/2 hrs.

Aunt Pit often assumes that any idiot knows what to do with the cake ingredients. For those of us who don't:
Gather ingredients
Preheat oven to 350°.
Grease cake pan.
Mix wet ingredients in a bowl.
Mix dry ingredients in another bowl.
Combine wet and dry ingredients.
Pour batter into pan/pans.
Bake about 30 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the cake is dry.



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

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