Fruitcake Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 1 Favorites | 9 Print This is my 90-year-old grandmother’s recipe. Very simple. Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com. Fruitcake Ingredients 2 cups packed brown sugar3 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking soda2 tablespoons ground cinnamon2 tablespoons ground cloves2 tablespoons ground allspice2 tablespoons ground nutmeg4 eggs2 tablespoons lemon zest2 tablespoons vanilla extract1/2 cup brandy1 1/2 cups raisins1 1/2 cups chopped nuts1 1/2 cups dried mixed fruit1 1/2 cups butter, melted1 3/4 cups brandy Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C). Grease and flour a tube pan. 2 In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour, soda, spices, eggs, lemon rind, vanilla, 1/2 cup brandy, fruit, nuts, and melted butter or margarine. Mix thoroughly. Pour into prepared pan. 3 Bake for 1 hour, or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. 4 Wrap cooled cake in foil. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons brandy over the cake everyday for 2 weeks.