Poor Man's Fruit Cake Recipe

Poor Mans Fruit Cake
submitted by bahuja2001 at ifood.tv


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Coffee1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cloves1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Mace1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dates1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Soda1 Teaspoon
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 260 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.7%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11%

Trans Fat 1.1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 196.8 mg8.2%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.8%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 26.1 g

Protein 3 g5.1%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 0.28%

Calcium 1.4% Iron 6.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine sugar, coffee, shortening, salt, cloves, cin- namon, mace, dates and citron in saucepan; boil for 3 minutes.
Cool to lukewarm.
Dissolve soda in 2 tablespoons warm water; add flour and soda mixture to batter, beating well.
Beat together hard.
Bake in 9-inch pan 1 hour at 350 to 375 degrees.