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    Mary Todd Lincoln's Cinnamon Cake

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    26 hrs 40 mins

    26 hrs

    40 mins

    Pinay0618's Note:

    Recipe is from Midwest Living magazine.

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    Orange Glaze


    1. 1
      In a jar, combine currants or raisins and brandy or orange juice. Cover tightly. Let soak overnight.
    2. 2
      In a medium bowl, combine yeast, milk, and the 1 tablespoon sugar. Let stand until mixture is bubbly.
    3. 3
      By hand, beat in the 1 cup flour until smooth. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled (about 45 minutes).
    4. 4
      In a bowl, stir together the 2-3/4 cups flour, the cinnamon, mace, and salt; set aside. Drain currants, reserving brandy or juice; set aside.
    5. 5
      In a large mixing bowl, beat the 1 cup sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed until very light. Add egg; beat until light.
    6. 6
      Beat in the lemon peel, lemon juice, and reserved brandy or orange juice. Add the yeast mixture; beat until thoroughly combined.
    7. 7
      By hand, stir in the currants. Stir in the flour mixture until well combined.
    8. 8
      Grease a 10-inch fluted tube pan or a 10-inch tube pan. Turn the batter into pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
    9. 9
      Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool on wire rack.
    10. 10
      In a bowl, stir together powdered sugar and orange juice until the mixture is smooth and drizzles easily.
    11. 11
      Drizzle cake with Orange Glaze or sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mary Todd Lincoln's Cinnamon Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (131 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 425.7
    Calories from Fat 120
    Total Fat 13.3 g
    Saturated Fat 8.0 g
    Cholesterol 49.5 mg
    Sodium 219.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 68.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    Sugars 35.9 g
    Protein 6.2 g

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