Beat the eggs with the vanilla. Set aside.
Melt the butter.
Boil dates and prunes in the one cup of water for 3 minutes.
Add the butter. and raisins and let cool.
Sift the flour. Mix the flour, baking soda, nutmeg and salt. Add to the beaten eggs. Mix well. Add the fruit mixture. Mix well.
Stir in the chopped almond nuts.
Pour into a well greased baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.