Gum Drop Cake

Zelda Hopkins


Not everyone likes fruitcake but I have the solution. My friend gave this to me cause I do not like fruitcake. Its different and it does tatse good. See if you like it or fool someone and tell them its a fruitcake.


★★★★★ 1 vote

6-8 people
15 Min
2 Hr


  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 2 large
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot water
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp
    clove, ground
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
  • 1 lb
    raisins in water til plump

How to Make Gum Drop Cake


  1. Combine shortening and sugar until well blended. Add eggs-- beat well. Sift flour and combine cloves, salt, and soda.Add to drained raisins, gum drops, and nuts. Toss and coat well with flour. Add to batter along with sauce and water. Turn into Greased bundt pan. Bake for 2 hours in 275 degree oven.this is a very dense batter so muscle up .

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About Gum Drop Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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