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Saturday, May 2, 2009

Rum or Whiskey Cake

This is another one of my g'mas recipes. I hope you all enjoy

1 stick butter
1 stick margarine
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1-2 cups walnuts
1 cup whole maraschino cherries
1 ½ cup pitted dates
1 ½ sour cream
1 tsp baking soda
3 ¾ cup flour
½ cup brandy or rum and orange juice

Drain cherries. Cream butter and margarine. Add sugar, eggs and cream mixture all together. Sift flour, baking soda and add to cream mixture alternating with sour cream. Add vanilla gently. Fold in nuts, dates and cherries. Bake at 375 degrees 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.