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Mardi Gras Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Merle Fussell Sirmon
Added: Friday, April 24, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks margarine
1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 1/2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 c. flour
2 c. chopped pecans
1 c. chopped red candied cherries
1 c. chopped green candied cherries

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together margarine, cream cheese, and sugar. Add eggs. Beat. Add 2 c. flour. Mix well. Dredge cherries in flour and chop. Chop pecans. Add cherries and pecans to cake mixture. Pour into greased and floured tube pan. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or until done. Test until ice pick comes out clean.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Merle Fussell Sirmon was Bill's mother. She passed this recipe along. A pretty Christmas cake that freezes well.

 

 

 

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