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Orange Gumdrop Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angie Fleck
Added: Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
2 well beaten eggs
2 cups flour + 1 Tbs. extra
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup walnuts
1 cup unsweetened applesauce (or you can use 1/2 cup of applesauce and 1/2 cup of drained pineapple)
1/3 tsp. salt
1/2 cup white raisins (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Cut 15 orange candy slices into small pieces. Dredge in flour to avoid getting sticky. (Best to cut candy slices the day before and leave candy slices in the flour; when ready to use shake off the flour.)

Cream shortening, sugar and eggs. Add dry ingredients. Then add applesauce, raisins, nuts and the cut orange gum drops. Pour into lightly greased and floured loaf pan(s).

Bake in preheated 350 oven for 20 minutes. Turn oven down to 300 and bake for another 45 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 1 loaf pan (4-1/2 x 13, large) or 2 small loaf pans
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe from my mom.

 

 

 

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