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Granny’s Fruit Cake with Sweet Condensed Milk

February 16, 2017

Granny’s Fruit Cake with Sweet Condensed Milk

14 oz can Eagle Brand Sweet Condensed Milk, see recipe below
4 oz shredded coconut, cut small
½ lb. candied cherries whole
7 ½ oz pitted dates whole
2 cups pecans or walnuts whole
1 tsp vanilla

Mix coconut, cherries, dates and nuts together; add sweet condensed milk and vanilla. Pack well into pan that has been lined with two layers of brown sack paper or one layer parchment paper; grease and flour paper and have it stick up 2 inches above the pan.

Bake at 300 degrees F. for 90 minutes. Cool. Loosen paper from side of cake when taken from oven. Let cool. Wrap in foil. Store in cool place.

Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk

1 cup sugar
½ cup water
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup dry milk powder

In saucepan combine, sugar, water and butter, bring to boil, stirring constantly. Cool slightly. Put in Blender and add dry milk. Blend until smooth. Makes 14 oz. equal to 1 can.

Posted by The Deedol Collection aka Granny’s Favorites Cookbooks


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