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                    MY VICORIAN JEWELS (MINI FRUITCAKES)
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            Diced candied fruit
      1/2   c            Each Raisins, golden raisins
                         Currants
      1/2   c            Brandy - any flavor OR
      1/2   c            Apple juice
      3/4   c            Packed dark brown sugar
      1/3   c            Butter or margarine
    1                    Egg
    1       c            All-purpose flour
      1/2   ts           Each baking soda, salt,
                         Allspice and cinnamon
      1/4   ts           Nutmeg
    1       c            Chopped walnuts
                         Candied cherries & walnuts
                         For garnish
                         Melted apple jelly for glaze
 
   Marinate fruits and raisins in brandy or juice
   overnight. Cream sugar, butter and eggs. Sift dry
   ingredients together; stir in. Mix in nuts and
   marinated fruits. Spoon batter into 1 3/4-inch
   mini-muffin tins lined with baking cups. Fill 3/4
   full. Top each with a cherry or walnut garnish. Bake
   at 300 degrees F. 30 minutes. Remove from tins; brush
   tops with brany or juice while warm. Cool; store in
   air tight container. Before serving, brush tops with
   jelly.
  
 
 
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