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Re: Hammock Camping Candied Light Fruitcake

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  • cmcrooker
    Sounds yummy, Susan! Carol ... trail ... Tried it ... and it tasts ... just may ... ideal trail ... trying it on ... this ... Sup- ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 21, 2003
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      Sounds yummy, Susan!
      Carol

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ed Speer" <info@s...> wrote:
      > This is Susan's wonder cake! Her fruitcake may just be the ideal
      trail
      > food with all the healthy veggie stuff--nuts, seeds, fruit, etc.
      Tried it
      > for the first time on our Hammock Hangers' campout this weekend
      and it tasts
      > really great! I'm searched a lot for an ideal trail food and this
      just may
      > be it. I've learned from all my long-distance hiking that the
      ideal trail
      > food would be veggie w/ lots of walnuts and other nuts and seeds &
      > fruit--Susan's fruitcake is certainly a canidate and I will be
      trying it on
      > future trips. Thanks Susan for posting the recipe...Ed
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: ncpilot552 [mailto:dunn510@b...]
      > Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2003 1:34 PM
      > To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Hammock Camping Candied Light Fruitcake
      >
      >
      > I am posting this recipe at the request of Ed after our outing
      this
      > past weekend. Hope you all enjoy it.
      >
      >
      > 2 cups flour
      > 2 tsp baking powder
      > 1/2 tsp salt
      >
      > 2.5 cups chopped candied pineapple (1 lb)
      > 2 cups whole candied cherries (1 lb)
      > 3.5 cups pitted dates cut coursely (1.25 lb)
      >
      > 4 eggs
      > 1 cup sugar
      >
      > 8 cups walnuts (2 lb)
      >
      > Sift the first three ingredients together. Add fruits, mix weel
      > with hands.
      >
      > Beat egss until frothy - beat in sugar gradually. Mix with fruit
      > and add nuts.
      >
      > Place into well greased spring pans. (I use small minature loaf
      > pans.)
      >
      > Allow to stand approximately 5 minutes before removing from pans
      > after baking.
      >
      > 275 degrees fro about 1.25 hours.
      >
      >
      > Hope you all enjoy this. Freezes very well and travels great.
      Sup-
      > er substitute for GORP.
      >
      > Susan of Lake Lure
      >
      >
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