Grandma Gert's Recipes

My grandmother's favorite recipes collected over her lifetime.

Monday, September 12, 2005

Orange Candy Cake

1 lb. orange candy slices cut in small pieces
1 lb. dates cut in small pieces
2 cups chopped pecans
2 cups shredded coconut
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
3 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup buttermilk with 1/2 tsp. soda dissolved in it.

Traditional cake method. Save a little of the flour to add to the candy, nuts, etc. Add cake batter to nut mixture - blend well. Line bottome of steeple pan with wax paper. Grease and flour pan. Bake for 2 1/2 hours at 300.


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