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Cherry Spice Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1 c Butter
  • 3 c Cake flour
  • 1 c Stewed dried apples
  • 1 c Chopped pecans
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 1 Bottle (medium) Maraschino
  • -cherries; chopped
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 ts Soda
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ts Allspice
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract


2 c Sugar
2 tb Butter
1/2 c Milk
1/4 c Boiling water
1/8 ts Salt
1 ts Vanilla

Cream sugar and butter. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
addition. Sift together three times the flour, cinnamon, allspice and
baking powder. Add soda to the buttermilk, then alternate the flour and
milk to the creamed mixture. Beat well. Fold in apples, nuts and cherries.
Add vanilla. Bake in three layers at 350 degrees.

To make icing: Caramalize 1/2 cup sugar. Add boiling water and stir until
dissolved. Add butter, milk, salt and remainder of sugar. Boil to soft ball
stage; cool to room temperature. Add vanilla; beat until creamy. Spread
between and on top the cake. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, if desired. Let
cake set two days before cutting. It is better with aging.

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