Thursday, December 23, 2010

Edith Cowan's Orange Slice Cake

1/2 lb. orange slices (cut)
2 c. black walnuts
1/2 lb. dates (cut up)
1 1/2 c. coconut
1 c. butter (2 sticks)
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
4 eggs
3 1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. buttermilk
1/2 t. salt
1 c. orange juice
2 cups powdered sugar

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs (one at a time), beating after each addition; put baking soda into buttermilk and add alternately with the flour and salt to the creamed mixture. Lastly, add orange slices, dates, coconut and nuts.
Pour into greased and floured tube pan. Bake 1 hr 45 minutes at 300*. While the cake is still hot, glaze with a mixture of orange juice and powdered sugar. Allow to cool, then place pan in refrigerator overnight before removing from pan. Keep refrigerated until serving!

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