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Old English Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Old English Cake, by , is from The Shires/Neal Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Saturday, October 08, 2005


1 orange
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup raisins

Squeeze 1 orange and mix juice with 1/2 cup sugar. Set aside for topping.

Cream together sugar, butter & eggs. Add buttermilk, soda, vanilla, salt. Add in flour. Add raisins & orange peel.

Bake 45 minutes at 300 to 350 degrees.

Pour orange juice and sugar mix over cake as soon as it is removed from the oven.




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