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Caribbean Christmas Ring

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  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped walnuts 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), divided (California)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Sour cream/Plain nonfat yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ripe banana 1 , mashed
  Orange flavored liqueur 2 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon

Thoroughly grease 10- to 12-cup microwave-safe Bundt pan with 3 tablespoons shortening; sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped walnuts to coat evenly.
Sift flours, baking powder and baking soda into small bowl.
In large bowl, beat butter and granulated sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs, one at a time.
Stir sour cream, banana and liqueur into egg mixture.
Fold flour mixture into banana mixture; stir in remaining 2 cups walnuts.
Spoon into prepared pan and place on top of microwave-safe bowl in microwave, raising cake to center of oven.
Cook at MEDIUM (50% power) 10 minutes.
Continue cooking at HIGH (100% power) 5 to 7 minutes or until cake tests done, turning twice.
Let cake stand 15 minutes.
Turn out onto serving plate.
Let cool.
Mix powdered sugar and orange juice until smooth.
Pour glaze evenly over cake and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8618 Calories from Fat 5434

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 636 g979.1%

Saturated Fat 166.4 g831.9%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 1116.9 mg372.3%

Sodium 2198.7 mg91.6%

Total Carbohydrates 671 g223.8%

Dietary Fiber 54.7 g218.8%

Sugars 444 g

Protein 140 g279.7%

Vitamin A 130.7% Vitamin C 58.9%

Calcium 138.3% Iron 166.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Caribbean Christmas Ring Recipe