2 1/2 cups sifted pastry flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
3 cups mincemeat
1 can sweetened condensed milk
2 tbsp. sherry (optional)
1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
2 cups mixed candied fruit
Preheat oven to 300 F. Grease 9-inch tube pan. Line with brown
paper, grease again.
Sift flour, salt and baking soda. Set aside. In large bowl slightly
beat eggs, add mince meat, sweetened condensed milk, sherry, nuts
and fruit, mix well. Stir in sifted dry ingredients. Turn into
prepared pan. Bake in slow 300 F oven for 2 hours. Cool in pan
for 5 minutes.
Turn out of pan, remove paper. Cool. Wrap in foil and store in