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Your favorite combination of dried fruit makes these fruitcake slices special.

Marie Piraino
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 1992

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2 hrs
Servings:
72
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Combine dried fruit, candied peel (or citron) and brandy (or rum). Let stand for 15 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, combine flour, brown sugar, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and salt. Whisk together eggs, egg white and vanilla in a small bowl, and add to the flour mixture; mix until almost smooth. Stir in the fruit and brandy mixture.

  • Working on a floured surface, shape the dough into 3 logs, each about 14 inches long and 1 1/2 inches thick. Place the logs on the prepared baking sheet and bake until firm to the touch, 25 to 30 minutes. Transfer the logs to a rack to cool. Reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees .

  • Cut the logs diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Stand the slices upright on the baking sheet and bake until light golden, 50 to 60 minutes. Let cool before storing.

Nutrition Facts

42 calories; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 9g; dietary fiber 0.5g; sugars 4.8g; fat 0.2g; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterol 5.2mg; vitamin a iu 7.7IU; folate 10.8mcg; calcium 5.5mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 1.2mg; potassium 29.4mg; sodium 36mg.
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