FRUIT CAKE. MRS. JOHN EVANS.
Two cups butter, two and one-half cups sugar, two and one-half cups
molasses, eight cups flour, two cups sour milk, eight eggs, two
teaspoonfuls soda, three pounds raisins, three pounds currants, one
pound citron, one pound figs, two lemons (grate the rind and squeeze
the juice), two glasses of jelly, cloves, mace, cinnamon, and nutmegs.
Mix flour and fruit alternately. Bake three and one-half hours.
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