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Orange Slice Fruitcake

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Orange slice candy, cut up
  • 2 c Pecans, chopped
  • 8 oz Dates, cut up
  • 1 c Coconut; grated
  • 2 c All-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 c Butter
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Buttermilk
  • 1/4 c Orange juice
  • 1/4 c Lemon juice
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1/4 c Butter


Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Generously, grease and flour a tube pan; set
aside. Mix together candy, pecans, dates, coconut and 1/4 cup of the flour;
set aside. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a
time. Stir in vanilla. Mix together baking soda, salt and remaining 1 3/4
cup flour; add alternately with buttermilk to the butter mixture. Add nut
mixture; mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 2 hours;
remove from oven. For glaze: In small saucepan, combine orange juice, lemon
juice, sugar and butter. Cook until sugar is dissolved. Spoon glaze over
warm cake.

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