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       Title: Sook’s Famous “Christmas Memory” Fruitcake
  Categories: Cheesecakes, Chocolate, Fruits
       Yield: 1 servings
   2 1/2 lb Brazil nuts
   2 1/2 lb White and dark raisins;
     1/2 lb Candied cherries
     1/2 lb Candied pineapple
       1 lb Citron
     1/2 lb Blanched almonds
     1/2 lb Pecan halves
     1/2 lb Black walnuts
     1/2 lb Dried figs
       1 tb Nutmeg
       1 tb Cloves
       2 tb Grated bitter chocolate
       8 oz Grape jelly
       8 oz Grape juice
       8 oz Bourbon whisky
       1 tb Cinnamon
       1 tb Allspice
       2 c  Butter
       2 c  Sugar
      12    Eggs
       4 c  Flour
   Cut the fruits and nuts into small pieces, and coat them
   with some of the flour. Cream the butter and sugar
   together, adding one egg at a time, beating well. Add the
   rest of the flour. Add the floured fruits and nuts, spices,
   seasoning, and flavorings. Mix by hand. Line a large cake
   tin with wax paper, grease, then flour. Pour the mixture
   into the pan and put it in a steamer over cold water.
   Close the steamer and bring the water to a rolling boil.
   Lower the heat and steam the cake for about
   four-and-one-half hours.  Preheat oven to around 250
   degrees, and bake for one hour.
   From “Sook’s Cookbook” ISBN 0-929264-56-8 and made famous
   in Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory”