Total Time
2hrs
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

The Friendship Cake is prepared using Branded Fruit Starter.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Drain and set aside the brandied fruit starter, saving the liquid to make more starter.
  2. Mix the flour, baking soda, dates, coconut, pecans, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Set aside.
  4. In another bowl beat eggs well. Add sugar and beat well.
  5. Add the drained brandied fruit, vanilla, orange extract, butter and nut flavoring, and oil.
  6. Combine both mixtures, stirring by hand untill well blended.
  7. Spoon batter into a greased and floured Bundt or 10 inch tube pan.
  8. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cake tester placed in cake comes out clean.
  9. The cake may need to be covered with foil during the last part of the baking to prevent too much browning.
  10. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan and turn out.
  11. The cake can also be baked in six small (6 x 3 1/4 x 2) loaf pans. The cooking time for the small pans is about 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

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