Gumdrop Cake 1975

Recipe by andypandy
READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
YIELD: 6 loafs




  • Chop fruit, gumdrops.
  • Yes even the black ones they give an anise flavour.
  • Sift flour, baking soda.
  • Pour one cup over the chopped gumdrops and raisins.
  • Cream crisco, sugar, and egg yolks, well.
  • Mix liquid alternating with the dry ingredients.
  • Add the gumdrop mixture.
  • Beat the egg white until stiff.
  • Fold egg whites beaten into the cake batter.
  • Line 6 loaf pans with foil.
  • Bake in preheated oven 2 1/2 hours- 3 hours at 275 degrees F.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Rewrap cooled cakes in the same foil from the pans then double wrap in saran wrap.
  • When left for two weeks, foil will come away very easy.
  • Note glazed cherries may be used as part of the raisins or gumdrops.
  • But a total of 10 pounds fruit should be used.