You are here: Recipes It > Recipes > Cakes


Gumdrop Cake

Gumdrop Cake

  1 cup shortening
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups applesauce with 2 teaspoons
baking soda dissolved in it
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups flour
1/2 cup chopped nuts
2 pounds cut-up gumdrops
1 pound white raisins
  Blend shortening, sugar, eggs and applesauce and baking soda mixture. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, vanilla extract and flour, alternating with nuts, gumdrops and raisins. Bake in a tube pan lined with brown sugar at 350 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours. This does not need frosting.


Also see ...

Hawaiian Dream Cake
Combine sweetened condensed milk and lemon juice in a mixing bowl. Add marshmallows, pineapple and cherries. In a cold bowl with cold beaters, whip cream to stiff peaks, then fold in sour cream. Fold half the cream mixture into the fruit mixture. Chill remaining cream for decoration later. (Upload by user)

Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Cake
Cream butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, then beat in eggs. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside. Stir nuts into butter mixture. Stir half the flour mixture into the creamed mixture, then add the pineapple and stir well. Add remaining flour mixture an (Upload by user)

Hazelnut Cake
Cream butter, sugar and egg yolks. Sift dry ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture, alternating with sour cream. Add nuts. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into greased and floured tube or Bundt pan. Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour or till tests done. (Upload by user)

Honey Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan or angel food cake pan. Beat together first 4 ingredients until well blended. Blend in dry ingredients alternating with coffee until mixed. Stir in walnuts. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out c (Upload by user)

Jam Cake
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar. Add eggs. Beat until creamy. Mix flour and soda. Add to butter mixture. Mix well. Add buttermilk, jam and allspice. Mix well. Stir in black walnuts, raisins and coconut. Pour into lightly (Upload by user)

Kiwi Yogurt Cake
Cover the bottom of a 10-inch round springform pan with wax paper. Decorate the bottom of the mold with kiwi slices (unpeeled, 1/4 inch thick) and strawberry halves. In a large bowl, mix yogurt, strawberries, grated orange and lemon peels, and lemon juice until very creamy.
(Upload by user)

Lemon Cheese Bundt Cake
Cream together margarine, butter and cream cheese in a large bowl. Add 2 eggs, 1 cup flour and 1 cup sugar; mix well. Repeat until all eggs, flour and sugar have been added. Add extracts and mix well. The batter will be very thick. Place batter in a greased and floured Bundt pan. Bake at 300 deg (Upload by user)

Maraschino Cherry Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Pour cherry juice into cup and fill with milk to measure 1 cup. Sift 1/4 cup flour over cherries and nuts. Cream butter and sugar well, adding yolks one at a time, beating well. Add cherries and nuts. Sift baking powder, baking soda and 3 cups flour and (Upload by user)

Maraschino Cherry Kuchen
Mix filling ingredients together. Cream sugar and butter; add eggs. Stir in dry ingredients and sour cream and vanilla. Mix until smooth. Put half of dough in greased tube pan. Place half of filling on top; put other half of dough on top of filling, then put remaining filling on top. (Upload by user)

Marmalade Cake
Butter and flour a 2-quart Charlotte mold, 7 inches in diameter and 4 1/2 inches deep. Line bottom with buttered and floured wax paper. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. In medium bowl, soak fruit in hot tea. Set aside. In large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar at medium spe (Upload by user)
TAG: marzipan, marmalade, paper, orange, medium, ,

Gumdrop Loaves
Cream butter and brown sugar. Mix in remaining ingredients in the order listed. Bake in buttered loaf pans 1 1/2 to 2 hours at 350 degrees F. Makes 2 loaves or more depending on size of pans used. HINT: Cut the gumdrops with kitchen shears, dipping them in a glas (Upload by user)
TAG: loaves, ,

Broiled Cod with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Broiled Cod with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Shrimp Salad with Pineapple
Shrimp Salad with Pineapple
Gumdrop Cake
Gumdrop Cake
Cherry Custard Shortbread
Cherry Custard Shortbread
Orange Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Juice orange. Add 1/2 cup sugar to juice. Cook to thin syrup. Set aside. Grind orange rind and pulp with dates in food mill. Set aside. Prepare nuts and set aside. Cream margarine and 1 cup sugar. Add eggs. Sift together (Upload by user)
TAG: orange, aside, ,

Orange Crunch Cake
Generously butter and flour a 10-inch tube or Bundt pan and set aside. In a large bowl of an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar on high speed until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Stir in orange and lemon zest and lemon juice. Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly and scraping down (Upload by user)
TAG: orange, butter, minutes, flour, sugar, ,

Orange Date Cake
Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs and other ingredients. Bake in greased tube pan for 1 to 1 and 1/2 hours at 350 degrees F. Orange Glaze 1 cup orange juice 2 cups granulated sugar Bring to a boil and pour over cake hot from oven. Cool completely before ta (Upload by user)
TAG: orange, ,

Orange Poppy Seed Cake
Grease and lightly flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set pan aside. In a large bowl stir together flour, sugar, poppy seed, baking powder, and salt. Add oil, eggs, milk, orange peel, and the 1/2 cup orange juice. Beat with an electric mixer on low to medium speed about 60 seconds or un (Upload by user)
TAG: orange, poppy, ,

Out of This World Cake
Grease and flour a tube pan. Mix all ingredients together using an electric mixer. Pour into the tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours. Test at 1 1/4 hours with a straw which will come out clean if done. Set aside to cool before removing from pan. (Upload by user)


Permalink--> In : Recipes  -  Cakes