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Kentucky Bourbon Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Kentucky Bourbon Cake, by , is from The Huiet Family Cookbook ,volumn II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ida Huiet Satterwhite
Added: Sunday, October 16, 2005


1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups sugar
6 eggs
1/2 cup molasses
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 heaping teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1 pound raisins
1 cup chopped candied pineapple
1 cup chopped candied cherries
1 cup orange marmalade
2 pounds pecans, chopped
1 cup bourbon
Apple slices

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition. Add molasses, mixing well. Sift dry ingredients together.

Combine fruit, marmalade, and nuts in a large bowl; add about one cup dry ingredients and mix well. Add remainder of dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with 1 cup bourbon, beating well after each addition. Stir in fruit mixture.

Grease a 10 inch tube pan; line with heavy brown paper, and grease paper. Spoon batter into pan, and cover with greased brown paper. Bake at 250 until toothpick or cake tester in center comes out clean(about 2 1/2 or 3 hours.) Cool.

Wrap cake in a cloth dampened with bourbon; place in an airtight container along with some apple slices. Allow cake to ripen before cutting.. (a month would not be too long)

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Number Of Servings:
8 pounds




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