Note: I just want to clarify that I do not actually like this (or any other) fruit cake, and it is only in here because Mom is making me put it in here. As fruit cakes go, this one is not that bad.
Cream shortening and sugar. Slightly beat eggs and add to creamed mix. Add eggs. Sift dry ingredients. Stir into sugar mixture alternately with jelly. Blend in fruit and nuts. Pour into a paper-lined, well greased and floured 10” tube pan. Bake at 300 degrees for 2 1/2 - 3 hours. Cool cake in pan for 1/2 hour.