Oude Dame Koek - Old Lady Cake

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Recipe by mollypaul

This heirloom recipe for Christmas cake is just lovely any time of year. From the Michigan Dutch chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300F and lightly grease a tube pan.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together very well.
  3. Cream butter and sugar together.
  4. Add egg, molasses and anise seed; beat thoroughly.
  5. Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture alternatively with the sour milk.
  6. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes or until cake tests done.

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