Kentucky Pecan Cake
- 1 lb. butter
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 cups flour
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 6 eggs (beaten)
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- 1/2 lb. candied cherries chopped
- 1/2 lb. candied pineapple chopped
- 1 lb. pecans broken
Mix butter and sugar until creamy.
Reserve 1 cup of flour. Sift remaining dry ingredient together and add alternately with eggs to the sugar-butter mixture. Blend well.
Add 1 cup flour to the fruit and pecans, then add to the cake batter.
Pour into greased and floured tube pan. Start in cold oven, do not pre-heat.
Bake at 275*f for 2 1/2 - 3 hours.