Orange Slice Cake

Orange Slice Cake Recipe

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Barbara Gabriel


Got this from a friend I worked with.This was her Mother's recipe. They are from WV. I had to beg her for this recipe after she brought me some, after her Christmas vacation to WV to visit her Mother. It is very addictive.


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2 Hr 30 Min


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  • 1 c
    butter softened
  • 2 c
  • 5
    eggs room temperature
  • 4 c
    flour, all purpose, sifted
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 8 oz
    chopped dates
  • 1 can(s)
    coconut, flaked
  • 1 lb
    orange slice candy, chopped
  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract

How to Make Orange Slice Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  2. Cream butter & sugar, add eggs one at a time and beat well after each egg.
  3. Sift 3 1/2 cups flour, soda, & salt. Add alternately with buttermilk. And mix well.
  4. With remaining 1/2 cup flour, coat nuts, coconut, dates, & orange slices. Fold into mixture. Add vanilla and lemon flavorings.
  5. Pour into a greased & floured tube pan.
    Bake at 250 degrees for 2 1/2 hr.

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About Orange Slice Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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