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DANISH CAKE - June Beresford Arnold Recipe

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Added: Sunday, February 1, 2009


3 c. Sifted Flour
1 tsp. Salt
1-1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
2 (8 oz.) pkgs. Chopped Dates
1 c. Walnuts (chopped)
1 c. Pecans (Chopped)
1 (4 oz.) Glace Cherries (chopped)
1 c. Butter or Shortening
2 Eggs
1-3/4 c. Sugar
1 c. Buttermilk
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 Tbsp. Orange Juice

1 c. Sugar
1 c. Orange Juice
Grated rind of 1 orange
1 c. Coconut

Sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside. Combine dates, walnut, pecans and cherries and 1/3 of sifted dry ingredients, mix well. Set aside. In large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add remaining 2/3 of dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, vanilla and orange juice. Blend well after each addition. Stir in fruit-nut mixture, mixing well. Turn into well-greased tube pan which has been lined with aluminum foil and greased again. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 20 min.

Combine in sauce pan the sugar, orange juice and grated orange rind, Bring this mixture to a boil over medium heat. Remove from heat and add 1 cup of coconut. Mix well and pour over top of baked cake. Cool and keep in refrigerate over nite before removing from pan.

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