Orange Slice Gumdrop Cake

Recipe by chef 29271
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READY IN: 1hr 55mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Let butter and eggs come to room temperature.
  • Combein gumdrops and 1/2 cup flour.
  • Grease and flour 2 9x5-inch loaf pans.
  • Lay a strip of parchment paper inside so it covers the two long sides and bottom.
  • Set aside.
  • In large bowl, beat butter with mixer 30 seconds or until softened.
  • Gradually add sugar, beat until combined.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating after each and scraping the bowl frequently.
  • Add the 3 cups flour and buttermilk alternately to egg mixture; beat after each addition.
  • Fold in dates, coconut and nuts.
  • Fold in gumdrops.
  • Spread batter evenly into prepared pans.
  • Bake at 300°F for about 1 hour and 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile, make Orange Glaze by stirring together the confectioners' sugar and orange juice until smooth.
  • Pour Orange Glaze over the hot cakes.
  • Cool in pans on wire racks for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from pans; remove parchment paper.
  • Cool completely.
  • Wrap each cake in plastic wrap.
  • Store in refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.
  • Serve at room temperature.
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