Texas Cowboy Cake Recipe
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Texas Cowboy Cake


Cindy Moblo Recipe

By Cindy Moblo
@cmoblo


My family's history in Texas goes back to the 1850's, and this recipe has been a family holiday favorite for generations. It primarily contains only ingredients a ranch would have readily available. It's the perfect "non-fruitcake lovers" fruitcake!
*Current update: I asked my Aunt Mary (my dad's cousin) where my Grandmother had received this recipe from. It came to her from her cousin, Jennie Morrow Decker. Jennie was the oldest surviving employee of Exxon Corporation, and the youngest grandchild of General Sam Houston!

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Rating:
Serves:
8-12 per loaf
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Turn EVERY day into a holiday with this wonderful cake... a true celebration of family and flavor!

Ingredients

3 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
3/4 tsp
cloves, ground
2 c
water
1 c
strong brewed coffee
1 box
raisins (15 oz.)
1 box
dates, chopped (8 oz.)
3/4 c
butter
4 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 Tbsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
chopped pecans
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1 c
pecans, halved
2 Tbsp
bourbon or rum (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Christmas, #gift, #cowboy, #cake