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Holiday Coffee Cake

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A rich and full bodied coffee cake, this recipe is a favorite at our family for winter holiday and dessert. Baked with a medley of spices including mace, this cake is a sure hit with everybody.
Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon rind strips 2 (1 X 3)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Citron pieces 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Blanched almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Red sugar 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat oven to 350°.
Grease a 9 square pan.
Sift flour and baking powder into bowl and set aside.
Put eggs, shortening, sugar, milk, lemon rind and spices into Osterizer container, cover and process at MIX until smooth.
Stop Osterizer and add raisins, citron and almonds.
Cover and CYCLE/CHOP almonds.
Empty into flour mixture and mix well.
Spread batter in prepared pan and bake 25 to 35 minutes.
Cool cake in pan for 5 minutes, then remove and brush top with corn syrup.
Sprinkle with red sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Cake
Servings: 
1

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