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Candied Orange Slice Cake

Candied Orange Slice Cake Recipe.

How to Make Candied Orange Slice Cake.

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Candied Orange Slice Cake

Candied Orange Slice Cake

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Course Cake
Cuisine American
Keyword Cakes, Candied Orange Slice Cake, Food recipe
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes


  • 1 Cup (1/2 lb.) Butter
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • Pkg. (8 Oz.) pitted dates, cut up
  • 1 Lb. Pkg. orange slices candy, cut up
  •  2 Cups chopped pecans
  • 1 Can (3 1/2 oz) shredded coconut
  • 4 Cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 Cup buttermilk
  • 1 Teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 Teaspoon grated orange, rind
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 Cup confectionery sugar
  • 1/4 Cup orange juice


Step 1

  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating very well after each addition. Add vanilla.

Step 2

  •  Mix dates, candy, nuts and coconut with 1/4 cup flour. Soft remaining dry ingredients and add in 1/3’s alternately with milk, beating until smooth after each addition

Step 3

  • Fold in fruit mixture. Spoon into a greased and floured 10” Tube pan. Bake at 300’F. for 2 1/2 hours.


  • Mix rind, juice and sugar well. Place cake on rack and pour icing over the top immediately after baking. When cool, remove the cake from the pan. Store in refrigerator a day before cutting. Cake keeps several weeks in refrigerator. if well wrapped.

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