Mom's Orange Slice Cake

Mom's Orange Slice Cake Recipe

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Our family has this every Christmas. If left alone I could eat the whole thing. YUMMY!!!!


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  • 1 lb
    candy orange slices, chopped
  • 1/2 lb
    dried dates
  • 2 c
    sweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 4 large
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 1 c

How to Make Mom's Orange Slice Cake


  1. Mix orange slices,dates, coconut, and pecans in 1 c. flour. Set aside.
  2. Preheat ovens to 300 degrees.
  3. Butter and flour tube pan or bundt pan or 4 loaf pans. Non stick are the best.
  4. Cream butter and the 2 c. sugar til fluffy. Add eggs one at a time. beat well after each egg. Mix together baking soda and flour. Add flour mixture alternating buttermilk to butter sugar mixture. Mix well.
  5. Stir in candy orange mixture. Pour into pan of choice and bake until wooden pick inserted into cakes comes out clean {times vary depending on size of pan, bundt pan takes almost 2 hours}.
  6. Mix orange juice and sugar in a small sauce pan, bring to boil. Poke holes in HOT cake. Pour juice mixture over cake. Refrigerate over night to set up.

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