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       Title: GRANDMA CRACKER'S HOLIDAY CAKE
  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 12 Servings
  
            Mollie vassallo
       1 c  Oil
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       1 c  Buttermilk
       2 c  Flour
       1 ts Soda
       1 ts Salt
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
     1/2 ts Allspice
       3    Eggs; unbeaten
   1 1/4 c  Pecans; chopped
   1 1/4 c  Stewed prunes; chopped
       1 ts Vanilla
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       1 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Buttermilk
     1/2 ts Soda
       4 tb Butter
  
   CAKE:  Mix oil, sugar and buttermilk well.  Sift flour, soda, salt and
   spices together.  add sifted ingredients to the first mixture. Add eggs,
   pecans, prune, and vanilla. Mix well, and pour into prepared pans. )Either
   a tube pan or 2 loaf pans). Bake at 350~F for about 50 minutes. Reduce
   cooking time if using a tube pan. ICING: Cook to softball stage in a large
   pan.  Pour over cake about 5 minutes BEFORE removing from oven.
  
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