1 pound dark brown sugar
1 pound butter
1 pound flour (3 1/2 cups)
3 packages raisins
1 carton mixed citron and peels, etc.
1 pound English walnuts (3 cups)
1 package figs, cut small
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 pint cooking brandy
2 teaspoons Royal baking powder
Take 1/2 flour; mix fruits and nuts. Cream brown sugar and butter; then add rest of flour. Add 1 egg at a time, mixing after each one. (All mixing absolutely by hand.) Add fruit and nuts to first mixture, spices, baking powder, and brandy, mix well.
Line 3 bread tins or 6 coffee cans with layers of buttered brown paper. Bake 1 – 1 1/2 hours at 300-degrees.