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Orange Candy Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Candy Cake, by , is from June Benson Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Monday, October 20, 2008


1 c. butter
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 t. soda
4 c. plain flour
1 14oz, box of dates, chopped
1 lb. orange candy slices, chopped
2 c. chopped nuts
1 c. coconut
1 c. orange juice
1 c. powdered sugar

Cream butter with sugar, add eggs mix well.
Dissolve soda in buttermilk, then alternately add to flour dates, candy and nuts. Add to batter coconut and pour batter into 10 tube pan that's greased and floured.
Combine orange juice and powdered sugar, mix well and pour over cake when finished baking.
Let set over night. Cake can be wrapped in plastic wrap and stored in cooler for 2 wks.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
250 degrees for 3 hr.




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