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Recipe Yields: 48
Ingredient Tags: All-purpose Flour baking powder baking soda Butter candied cherries candied mixed fruit cocoa powder dates dried currants egg whites egg yolks ground cinnamon ground nutmeg Maraschino cherries orange juice pineapple with juice raisins Vanilla Extract Walnuts white sugar
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Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Grease four 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pans, and then line with brown paper or foil. Grease again.
In a large container stir raisins, currants, candied fruit mix, candied cherries, maraschino cherries, dates, and 1 cup flour together until all the fruit is well coated with flour.
Measure 2 1/4 cup flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cocoa, cinnamon, and nutmeg into a medium bowl. Stir to mix.
In a very large bowl, cream the butter or margarine with the sugar. Beat in egg yolks three at a time. Stir in pineapple with juice and vanilla. Add flour mixture in 3 parts alternately with fruit juice in 2 parts to the creamed mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in walnuts.
In another bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold egg whites into batter, and stir in fruit gently. Divide batter among pans. Smooth.
Bake for about 3 hours until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean.
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