Prep 40 mins
Cook 3 hrs
My mother Lois Wilson made this for Christmas instead of fruit cake. Very moist and keeps for a long time.
- mix butter, sugar, and eggs. Mix soda in buttermilk, alternately add flour and milk. cut dates, nuts, and orange slices in small pieces and add along with coconut.
- Bake at 250 degrees for 3 hours.
- mix orange juice and xxx sugar and glaze over cake while still warm.
My mom makes this, she adds some spice and vanilla. Our favorite holiday cake.
babe thelen made this recipe via sally grossrode thank you for posting