This cake is full of fruits and nuts. It has been a favorite of our families for thirty years.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 2 cups white sugar
- 4 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 pounds pecan halves
- 1 pound candied cherries
- 1 pound candied pineapple
- 1 pound pitted dates
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease and line with parchment paper two 5x9 inch loaf pans.
Beat together the eggs, sugar and vanilla until frothy.
Sift together the flour and baking powder; add to the egg mixture. Add the candied cherries, pineapple and dates.
Mix well and pour into loaf pans and bake for 1 hour.