No-Bake Festive Fruit Cake
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup PET evaporated milk
  • 16 marshmallows, finely cut
  • 3 T orange juice or alcoholic flavoring
  • 4 doz 2½ inch graham cracker squares, crushed
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp cloves
  • 1 cup seedless raisins, preferably ½ dark and ½ light
  • ½ cup dates, finely cut
  • ¾ cup walnuts, broken
  • ⅓ cup candied pineapple, cut
  • ⅓ cup candied cherries, finely cut
  • 2 T candied orange peel, finely cut
Instructions
  1. Line with waxed paper the bottom of a 5 cup loaf or tube pan.
  2. Combine marshmallows, milk and flavoring in a bowl. Let stand until needed.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients and add milk mixture, mixing with spoon and then with hands until crumbs are moistened. Press firmly into pan, top with fruit and nuts.
  4. Cover tightly and chill two days before serving.
Recipe by The Mid-Century Menu at http://www.midcenturymenu.com/2013/12/festive-fruit-cake-the-five-days-of-vintage-fruit-cake/