Christmas Recipe: Chip and Cherry Cake

this recipe is from my power bill from the late 60’s It is very good !!! great for people who don’t like the standard fruitcake.


3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teas. baking powder
1/4 teas. salt
1 6 oz pkg, semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups chopped pecans
1 8 oz. pkg pitted dates, coarsely cut
1 cup or 8 oz. candied cherries, halved

Beat eggs, stir in sugar. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt,Combine with nuts, chips, dates and cherries,fold into egg mixture.Turn into greased and wax paper lined 9X5X3 "loaf pans.
Bake in preheated oven 300*, for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, cool slightly remove from pan and cool on rack.
Note :
This cake can be frozen