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Orange Slice Candy Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Slice Candy Cake, by , is from 'We Love You Alison' Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dorothy Bateman
Added: Friday, December 5, 2008


2 sticks Butter
2 cups Sugar
4 cups All Purpose Flour
4 Eggs
1-1/2 cup Buttermilk
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1 pound Dates
Pinch of Salt
2 cups Pecans
1 pound Orange Slice Candy

1 small can Orange Juice Concentrate
3/4 cup Light Brown Sugar

Preheat oven to 275
Cut up nuts, dates and candy and mix with flour.
Cream sugar and butter until light.
Add eggs one at a time beating well after each.
Add one cup of buttermilk, then add the baking soda to remaining 1/2 cup buttermilk and add to mixture.
Add flour mixture a little at a time and mix well.
Bake for 2-1/2 hours

Mix orange juice with 3/4 cup light brown sugar. Pour over cake immediately after removing from the oven while it's still in the pan

Cool and remove from pan.

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