Aunt Isabel's Bishop's Cake
90 mins (prep 30, cooking 60)
10 ingredients
1 servings
This is a very old recipe, that my Aunt Isabel (born 1900) used to make every year at Christmas. She made it for as long as I can remember. I was told it was a Methodist tradition. It is a dense, somewhat dry fruitcake, with chocolate bits in it. It is supposed to be sliced very thin. Well... I updated the recipe. I put the ingredients in order and gave better directions. The first time I made it, I was not doing it very smoothly, in fact, it was a disaster! The second time, I actually knew what to do, so here is what I've learned, and I also posted pictures.

Categories:  holiday , chocolate , fruit , cakes , number-of-servings , <-4-hours , egg , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , for-large-groups , dessert ,
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Serving Size (1029.5 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 4669.8 Calories from Fat 2439.81
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 271.09g 417.06%
Saturated Fat 76.16g 380.82%
Trans Fat 3.88g %
Cholesterol 254.35mg 84.78%
Sodium 2081.77mg 86.74%
Total Carbohydrate 578.25g 192.75%
Dietary Fiber 57.84 g 231.36%
Sugars 403.6 g %
Protein 50.76g 101.52%
Vitamin A 3457.55IU% Vitamin C 2.6mg%
Calcium 814.81mg% Iron 15.5mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
maraschino cherry, semi-sweet chocolate chips