Mom's Holiday Orange Slice Cake

1
Vicki Wacasey

By
@yerryd1

My Mom made this for me every year between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 lb
    dates, pitted & chopped
  • 1 lb
    orange slice candy, chopped
  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 1/3 c
    coconut
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 1 c
    orange juice
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Mom's Holiday Orange Slice Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Lightly grease and flour one 10 inch tube pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream margarine and granulated sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk and add to the creamed mixture.
  4. Place flour in a large bowl and add dates, orange slices, and nuts. Stir to coat each piece.

    Add flour mixture and coconut to creamed mixture. This makes a very stiff dough, so it will be necessary to stir with a wooden spoon.
  5. Pour batter into the tube pan. Bake for 2 hours.

    As soon as cake comes from oven, combine the orange juice and confectioners sugar and pour over hot cake. Let stand in pan overnight.

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About Mom's Holiday Orange Slice Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Other Desserts




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