Sunday, March 15, 2015

Holiday Ring Cake

Holiday Ring Cake by Yolanda
1 cup butter -room temperature
8 oz cream cheese softened
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 tsp lemon rind
4 eggs
1 3/4 cup flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup seedless raisins
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup candied fruit
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup maraschino cherries (red and green)
1/4 cup flour

With electric mixer, cream butter and cream cheese together. Add sugar and cream well. Beat in vanilla and lemon rind. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each. Sift flour with baking powder and blend in. Combine fruit and nuts and toss with 1/4 cup flour. Stir into batter. Pour into greased and floured 10 inch bundt pan or tube pan. Bake in 300 F oven for 70-80 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes, then turn onto wire rack to cool completely. Dust cake with icing sugar or drizzle with a glaze made with icing sugar and a little milk.

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