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Old 12-18-2007, 08:36 AM   #51
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I'm going to make this. It might not be until after the holidays, but I'm going to make it anyway. I'll get the stuff for it this week.

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Old 12-22-2007, 05:09 PM   #52
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Has anyone tried Assumption Abbey Fruitcakes?
There was story about this Assumption Abbey and making of their fruitcakes in our newspaper today. What an interesting group. I knew I had heard about them somewhere. Really ironic. As I said, plan on ordering one.

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Old 12-28-2007, 11:41 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by In the Kitchen View Post
Sounds like you have a good one. Is your mother-in-law's recipe considered fruit cake? Could you share the recipe? Thanks
I've already posted it but the system isn't letting me post a URL to the thread. If you can find the ISO Fruit Cake thread, it's post 8 (I think) and is from back in June.
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Old 12-28-2007, 11:53 PM   #54
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No Bake Fruit Cake

I posted a recipe on this board quite a while ago. (5 Apr 2005)
It is a "NO BAKE" made with Graham Crackers, fruits and nutz.
I quit putting any booze in it (and me) in 1978. To me, it's still a winner.

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Old 01-16-2008, 09:53 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by carolily531 View Post
I think that the thing most people don't like is the citron that many recipes call for. Load it up with cherries, pineapple and other good stuff. Leave out the citron.
I totally agree. Citron is nasty stuff.
I also agree with the poster who commented on the amount of 'cake' in fruitcake. There should only be enough batter to stick the fruit, dates and pecans together.
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