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Recipe Name: American Fruitcake (unbaked) Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Desserts Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 1

1 Cup(s) Unsweetened grape juice
1 Cup(s) Unsweetened blackberry juice
1/8 Teaspoon(s) Ground nutmeg
4 Whole cloves OR 1/4 tsp
Ground cloves
1 Cinnamon stick OR 1/2 tsp
Ground cinnamon
2 Cup(s) Oatmeal
1/2 Pound(s) Sunflower seeds
1 1/2 Cup(s) Whole grain bread crumbs
3/4 Cup(s) Honey
4 Tablespoon(s) Oil
1 1/2 Pound(s) Seedless raisins, plumped
And drained
1/2 Cup(s) Chopped figs
3/4 Pound(s) Pecans, ground
Combine fruit juices and spices. Let stand overnight so that juice
absorbs flavor of spices. Remove cloves and stick cinnamon. Stir in
oatmeal and breadcrumbs. Blend thoroughly and let stand overnight.
Combine honey and oil. Add to fruit juice-oatmeal mixture. By hand,
work in rest of fruits, nuts and seeds. Blend thoroughly. Line loaf
pan with heavy waxed paper, brush with oil and pack mixture down a
little at a time. Decorate top with additional nuts and sunflower
seeds. Cover with paper brushed with oil. Chill for several weeks.
Several days before cutting, wrap the cake in cloth soaked in grape
juice. Makes 1 large loaf. Note: Recipe did not specify pan size.
Formatted by Mardi Desjardins March 12, 1998 Recipe by: The Natural
Foods Cookbook by Beatrice Trum Hunter, 1971 Posted to MC-Recipe
Digest by Mardi <> on Mar 12, 1998

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 5650
Calories From Fat: 3546
Total Fat: 420.3g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 1241.4mg
Potassium: 4758.1mg
Carbohydrates: 470.3g
Fiber: 71.9g
Sugar: 304.8g
Protein: 92.4g

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