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Old World Fruit Cake



------------------------------------CAKE------------------------------------
1 c Flour, all-purpose
1/2 t Salt
1/4 t Baking soda
1/4 t Baking powder
1/2 t Allspice
1/2 t Cinnamon
1/2 t Cloves
1/2 t Mace
1/2 t Nutmeg
1/2 c Butter, melted
2 Eggs
3/4 c Coffee (black), cold
1/2 c Brown sugar
1 c Raisins
1 c Fruit, mixed
1 c Dates
1/4 c Rum or brandy
-----------------------------------GLAZE-----------------------------------
4 T Butter
1/2 c Rum or brandy
1/2 c Sugar


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.













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