5 1/2 c Sifted cake flour
2 1/2 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Mace
1 c Shortening
1 7/8 c Brown sugar
3 lg Eggs, well beaten
1 ts Lemon extract
3 1/4 c Raisins
1/4 c Sliced candied orange peel
1/4 c Sliced candied lemon peel
1/4 c Sliced citron
1/4 c Sliced candied cherries
1 c Chopped walnut meats
1 c Fruit juice
Sift flour, baking powder and mace together 3 times. Cream shortening
and sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Add lemon
extract, fruit and nuts and mix well.
Add dry ingredients and fruit juice alternately in small amounts,
beating thoroughly after each addition. Pour into tube pan lined with
greased brown paper.
Bake in a 300ºF oven between 2 and 2 1/2 hours.
Test with a toothpick or your cake tester before removing from the