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Orange Slice Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Slice Cake, by , is from Celebrations with Food, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carol Speer
Added: Monday, January 15, 2007


1 cup butter or margarine
2 cups sugar
4 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup buttermilk
3 1/2 cups flour, sifted
2 cups nuts
1 lb. chopped dates
1 lb. candy orange slices, chopped
1 cup coconut

Cream together sugar and butter; add beaten eggs.
Dissolve soda in buttermilk and add to creamed mixture. Add vanilla. Place flour and salt in large bowl, add dates, orange slices and nuts; coat with flour. Add coconut. Mix with all ingredients, pour into greased and floured pan 13x9x3 inches. Bake at 250 for 2 1/2 hrs.
Combine 1 cup orange juice and 2 cups powdered sugar. Pour over cake while hot.




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