Sunday, December 23, 2012
Grandma's fruitcake bonbons
(Copy of Grandma Vera Bogler's recipe above, same recipe below.)
GRANDMA'S FRUITCAKE BONBONS Approximately 100 bonbons
1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange-juice concentrate
1/2 cup molasses
1 package (15 ounces) dark raisins
1 jar (1 pound) mixed candied fruit
1/2 cup butter softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 1/4 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Petite paper candy cups
1. In a saucepan, combine orange-juice concentrate, molasses and raisins. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until mixture boils. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add candied fruit. Cool.
2. Cream butter and sugar; beat in eggs one at a time. Sift together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves and baking soda; add to sugar mixture. Stir in fruit mixture and nuts.
3. Place candy papers on a baking sheet; put 1 tablespoon batter into each paper. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 10 minutes or until cakes test done. Transfer to cooling racks and garnish with a slice of candied cherry.
Note: The oven rack should be placed in the top half to third of the oven; watch carefully for burning.
Data per serving Calories 56 Protein 1g Fat 1g Carbohydrates 11g Sodium 18mg Saturated fat 0g Monounsaturated fat 1g Polyunsaturated fat 0g Cholesterol 6mg
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