Gum Drop Cake

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Jim McGuire

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@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

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  • 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

How to Make Gum Drop Cake

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.

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About Gum Drop Cake

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




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