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Helps For Housewives:For something new in pumpkin pie, add a little chopped candied ginger and 1/2 cup toasted pecans to your regular filling for a one-crust pie. Bake as usual and lightly cover, when time to serve, with whipped cream containing a dash of grated orange rind.
Author: NEWSPAPER, The Kingston Daily Freeman - Kingston, New York 01-27-1941
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You Don't Bake This Fruit Cake
Here's a Christmas fruit cake which requires no baking and only three days to "ripen."
Here's something new in fruit cakes. - You don't have to bake it. It's a refrigerator cake and you can make it only three days before you use it. And it is inexpensive.
How does it taste? Good but not so rich as regular fruit cake.
Don't make it if you expect this easy inexpensive method to produce the traditionally rich and tightly packed fruit cake. But if you want a good cake, gayly decorated, wholesome enough for the children to eat, which requires only three days to ripen and needs no baking at all, then here's the answer.
Use a 1 ½ quart ring mold. When cake is done, unmold and decorate top with blanched almonds and candied cherries. Place a sprig of holly in the center and behold - a Christmas fruit cake. Also Called: Refrigerator Wheat Flake Fruit Cake
Roll wheat cakes to make 9 cups fine crumbs. Combine all ingredients, and mix thoroughly. Line ring mold with wax paper; press fruit mixture into pan and smooth top. Cover with several thickness of wax paper, and place in refrigerator 3 days before serving.
To serve, unmold, top with fruit and nuts if desired, slice. Note: 9 cups of bran flakes may be alternated for wheat flakes. Also, if a higher cake is desired, use a 1-quart mold. Star-shaped or other novelty molds also can be used.
Yield: One l ½-quart ring mold cake
The Sedalia Democrat Sedalia, Mio., Thursday, December 22, 1949
Contributed by Gaynor Maddox, 1949
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