by Gen Kidwell
This is a great cake!! Very different!
Would be great for Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Fresh Orange Date Cake
Run two medium oranges, rind and all through the grinder. In
same bowl put:
2 cups sugar
½ cup butter or margarine
2 extra large eggs (or 3 large)
1 tablespoon of vanilla
Beat good with mixer put:
2 cups of flour on top of orange mixture and stir in
1 cup of buttermilk mixed with
1 teaspoon of soda
½ teaspoon of salt
Mix good and then stir in:
1 ½ cups of chopped dates
1 cup of chopped pecans
Bake in a Bundt pan greased and floured at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes or until done.
After done, pour glaze over cake punch holes.
½ cup of fresh orange juice mixed with
1 cup powdered sugar.