Gum Drop Cake

Jim McGuire

By
@Jim_McGuire

I grew up with this as a boy. My mom would make this at Christmas every year for me. Oh, how I loved this.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 c
sugar
2 1/2 c
gum drops
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
chopped nuts
6
eggs
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
2 Tbsp
orange peel grated
2 Tbsp
lemon peel grated

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat butter and sugar together and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Combine flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
2
Reserve 1/4 mix with gum drops and nuts. Stir remainder alternately with creamed butter/sugar mixture. Stir in gum drops and nuts and peels.
3
Spread batter in greased and floured tube pan.
4
Bake 300 degrees for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
5
Remove immediately from pan.....cool and wrap.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Candies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American