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KENTUCKY WHISKEY CAKE Recipe

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This recipe for KENTUCKY WHISKEY CAKE, by , is from The Pember Family Reunion Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joan Adams
Added: Monday, March 30, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 c flour
2 1/2 c white sugar
1 c brown sugar
6 eggs - beaten separately
3/4 lb. butter
1 pt. bourbon whiskey( Jim Beam or Jack Daniels best)
1 lb.marachino cherries - halved
1/2 lb. pitted dates - chopped
1 lb. chopped pecans (2 cups)

Directions:
Directions:
Soak cherries & dates in whiskey overnight.

Cream butter till fluffy, add eggs, beat well. Gradually add dry ingredients and mix well. Add pecans last. Reserve some flour to dust pecans. This helps keep pecans distrbuted in the cake.

Bake 325 for 1 1/2 to 2 hrs. until toothpick comes out clean. Makes one tube pan or 2 loaf pans

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
a lot depending on size of slices.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 mins to chop & marinate cherries and dates. 20 minutes to mix cake nest day
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This in one of those cake you can love if you don't like fruit cakes!! Lasts a long time if kept in zip lock bag etc.

 

 

 

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