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Old 10-21-2013, 11:42 PM   #11
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Old 10-22-2013, 05:18 AM   #12
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I will try to remember to post mine soon. ;)
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Old 10-22-2013, 05:55 AM   #13
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Mrs D has informed me that the Red Rose cook book is down in the storage locker so I looked it up online. Red Rose and Robin Hood Flours merged so this is one from the Robin Hood site that sounds familiar. Hope it helps.

Fabulous Fruitcake | Recipes | Robin Hood - Robin Hood
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:07 AM   #14
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My sister used to make a Light Fruitcake from the older BH&G cookbook, it was wonderful. I'll check mine and see if it's in the edition I have now.

I do have it, do you want me to PM it to you?

Dried-Fruit Fruitcake Recipe
I like the looks of that one! That may be just what I'm looking for.

I'm going to ask my mom if I can have her BH&G cookbook from the late 60's early 70's I don't think that she uses it anymore and it's the cookbook that I learned to cook from!
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:56 AM   #15
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I like the looks of that one! That may be just what I'm looking for.

I'm going to ask my mom if I can have her BH&G cookbook from the late 60's early 70's I don't think that she uses it anymore and it's the cookbook that I learned to cook from!
That's the one I learned from, too! I got the paperback version, for space considerations, and discovered after I got rid of the first one that the recipes had changed. My paperback is a wreck.

I'm still trying to track down the Australian Light Fruitcake recipe...seems the dried fruit was boiled and then soaked in rum, before flour ever got near it.
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:58 AM   #16
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Can we post links to tried and tested recipes I only ever use a Delia Smith recipe
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:59 AM   #17
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Can we post links to tried and tested recipes I only ever use a Delia Smith recipe
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:27 AM   #18
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So, no one actually still makes fruitcakes anymore. That's interesting.
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:34 AM   #19
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Time and expense...the ingredients are a bank buster at times.
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Old 10-22-2013, 10:06 AM   #20
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Same recipe, got curious if it was online and it was. Sis made it with the OJ and it was so light and delicious.
Now that looks like a great fruitcake !

I love fruitcake but DH does not. I showed him this recipe and the photo and he wants me to start one today

Thanks for posting this one PF .. looks like a winner for sure !
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