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Light Fruitcake

Posted by Anonymous This light fruitcake is what some people prefer, and my mother always made both kinds for everyone's taste at Christmas. This recipe is also very old. Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com. Light Fruitcake Ingredients 1 cup butter 1 1/2 cups raisins 1/2 pound chopped candied citron 1/4 pound almonds 3/4 cup maraschino cherries, drained 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 teaspoons rosewater 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 1/4 cups white sugar... read more

Loving Loaf

Posted by Anonymous If you like vanilla wafers and pecans, you'll love the topping on this loaf. Loving Loaf Ingredients 1/2 cup melted butter 1/3 cup white sugar 1 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers 1 cup chopped pecans   1 cup butter, softened 2 cups white sugar 4 eggs 1 cup milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 8x4 inch bread pans.2 Prepare the topping by combining the 1/2 cup butter, 1/3 cup sugar, vanilla... read more

Mincemeat Cake

Posted by Anonymous This very rich cake will soon become a family holiday-favorite. Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com. Mincemeat Cake Ingredients 1/2 cup Dutch process cocoa powder 3/4 cup boiling water 1 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups sifted cake flour 1/2 cup butter 2 cups white sugar 3 egg whites 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 cup Dutch process cocoa powder 2 2/3 cups confectioners' sugar 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees... read more

Hummingbird Cake

Posted by Anonymous Impress your friends with this Hummingbird Cake - a recipe that has been passed down through many generations. If desired, crush additional nuts and press them into the sides of the frosting, and put sliced maraschino cherries on top of the cake to "guild the lily." Hummingbird Cake Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups canola oil 3 eggs 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained 2 cups mashed bananas 1 cup chopped black walnuts   1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese,... read more

Jam Cake

Posted by Anonymous This is a traditional Kentucky Christmas Cake. I like it better than fruit cake and the pecans may be soaked in bourbon several days before the cake is made. Jam Cake Ingredients 1 cup butter 2 cups white sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup blackberry preserves 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup raisins Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 10 inch tube pan and set aside.2 Cream together the butter and sugar. Add eggs... read more

Ladyfinger Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous This cheesecake can be put together in 15 minutes. Impress your guests and place it on a pedestal cake dish! Blueberry pie filling will work well, too! Ladyfinger Cheesecake Ingredients 3 (3 ounce) packages ladyfingers 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup white sugar 1 pint heavy whipping cream 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling Instructions 1 Place ladyfingers on the bottom and around the edge of a 9 inch springform pan.2 In a medium bowl, whip cream... read more

Japanese Fruitcake

Posted by Anonymous This recipe was given to me by my grandmother, now deceased. It is at least 40 years old. Japanese Fruitcake Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 pound raisins 1 cup butter 2 cups white sugar 6 eggs, separated 3 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup milk 1 cup flaked coconut 1 cup chopped pecans 2 cups white sugar 1 1/2 cups hot water 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour 1 lemon -- peeled, seeded and minced 2 large orange, peeled, sectioned,... read more

Kraft's Coconut Cake

Posted by Anonymous Delight your family tonight with this scrumptious dessert from Kraft. Kraft's Coconut Cake Ingredients 46 vanilla wafers, finely crushed (2 cups) 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 4 (8 ounce) packages PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons rum 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 cup whipping cream 4 egg yolks COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (optional) freshly grated nutmeg (optional) Instructions 1 Mix crumbs, butter and nutmeg; press... read more

Heavenly Chipped Chocolate and Hazelnut Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous A chocoholic's dream. Something for a very special occasion. Heavenly Chipped Chocolate and Hazelnut Cheesecake Ingredients 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs 3/4 cup hazelnuts - toasted, skinned and coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons white sugar 3 tablespoons butter, melted   3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3 tablespoons hazelnut liqueur 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips   2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips 13 skinned, toasted hazelnuts 4 tablespoons sour... read more

Holiday Fudge Cake

Posted by Anonymous Makes one 9 inch chocolate cake with nutty fudge topping. Substitute your favorite nuts for the pecans in the topping and garnish. Holiday Fudge Cake Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sour cream 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips... read more

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