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Orange Peel Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Charlene DuBose (Archie DuBose)
Added: Thursday, October 15, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 orange peelings
1 1/2 cups raisins
1 1/2 pecans
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter or lard
4 eggs
2 cups buttermilk
1 1/2 tsp. soda
3 1/2 cups flour

Directions:
Directions:
Squeeze the juice out of the oranges in a bowl and set the juice to the side. Grind orange peelings, pecans, raisins together when finished mix in softened butter or lard, buttermilk, soda, eggs and flour all together. Bake in tube pan are large bread pan at 300 until done usually 2 to 3 hours.
Icing:

Take the juice from the oranges and add 1 cup of sugar and stir them together. Pour over the cake after you take it out of the pan.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipes has been passed down 5 generations by my great great grandmother Granny Byrd. Do not know where she got it from. This was my dads all time favorite. My grandmother would fix this for him at Thanksgiving and Christmas when we went to her house. This recipe is in memory of my grandmother Ruth Mitchell and my dad Archie DuBose.

 

 

 

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