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Upside Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

Upside Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

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"Flip this gingerbread-flavored, easy cake over to reveal the pretty design of tender, juicy pear slices! " — by blondiegreen 
Shoo Fly Cake

Shoo Fly Cake

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  • 10
"A variation on the old Pennsylvania Dutch favorite, Shoo Fly Pie. Not as sweet or gooey as Shoo Fly Pie, this cake is much better the day after you bake it. Works really well as cupcakes. I made mini cupcakes for Christmas, always a hit." — by Amy Moore 
New Orleans Fruitcake

New Orleans Fruitcake

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"This cake is full of fruits and nuts. It has been a favorite of our families for thirty years." — by Linda K 
Date Cake

Date Cake

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  • 9
"This cake becomes more moist each day that it is covered. This recipe was my Grandmother's and we always had this cake at Christmas. I know the recipe is at least 60 years old." — by nanniesue 
Jam Cake

Jam Cake

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  • 9
"This is a traditional Kentucky Christmas Cake. I like it better than fruit cake and the pecans may be soaked in bourbon several days before the cake is made." — by Debbie Collins 
Icelandic Christmas Cake

Icelandic Christmas Cake

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"A good everyday cake (my grandfather loves it). Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com." — by Gudny Bjorg Kjaerbo 
Frosted Peppermint Mini Bites

Frosted Peppermint Mini Bites

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  • 5
"Minty mini chocolate cupcakes are frosted with buttery vanilla frosting and sprinkled with crushed peppermint for a festive dessert." — by Ghirardelli® 
Brazil Nut Fruitcake

Brazil Nut Fruitcake

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"This cake is more of a confection than a cake. It makes a beautiful, festive presentation. This recipe came to our family from a dear lady, Mrs. Barrows, in Corpus Christi in 1948. She shared this family recipe with my mother. Remember to leave all the fruits and nuts whole. Slice the cake thin. The slices are beautiful because you slice into the whole fruit and nuts." — by Juanita 
Christmas Cherry Cake

Christmas Cherry Cake

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"This is a lovely white cake studded with glace cherries and golden raisins-a nice alternative to fruitcake. This loaf freezes well, too." — by Carol 
Rich Dark Fruitcake

Rich Dark Fruitcake

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"This is my mother's very old recipe, at least 60 years old. My mother baked this for my wedding, and it sure is delicious and also a great Christmas cake. This is a very long recipe, but well worth the trouble. You can substitute a cup of drained maraschino cherries for the candied cherries, if you like." — by Carol 
Deep Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cake

Deep Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cake

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"A homemade chocolate cake is topped with a fluffy pink-tinted seven-minute frosting and crushed candy canes or peppermint candies." — by Carol 
Boiled Fruitcake

Boiled Fruitcake

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"This recipe produces a really moist fruit cake it was given to me by my mom, and it's really easy. My mom uses it for Christmas cake by icing it. I use it for birthdays, Christmas, or just for a treat." — by Mark Richards 
No Bake Fruitcake

No Bake Fruitcake

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"Easy to make and no baking whatsoever. Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com." — by Ann 
Holiday Bourbon Fruitcake

Holiday Bourbon Fruitcake

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"Moist and tasty fruitcake is made with all types of candied fruit and nuts with a hint of orange and more than a hint of bourbon. It takes about three days to complete the process, but it is well worth the time and effort!" — by Cookin' Canuck 
Festive Fruitcake II

Festive Fruitcake II

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"This is designed for people who don't like fruitcake. It is not as sweet or as dry. My husband hated fruitcake until he had mine." — by Diane Mick 
English Trifle

English Trifle

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"Although this recipe uses a bit of sherry, the alcohol evaporates overnight. You may simply eliminate it if you don't care for alcohol. Two boxes of custard mix or vanilla pudding mix can be substituted for the pastry cream. However, using the pastry cream makes the dessert quite rich!" — by Marc Boyer 
Moravian Sugar Coffee Cake

Moravian Sugar Coffee Cake

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"This recipe has been passed through many generations. It's made from a yeasted dough with cooked potatoes and potato water, with a buttery, sugary topping." — by SCHMOIEB 
Drozdzowka (Polish Yeast Plum Cake)

Drozdzowka (Polish Yeast Plum Cake)

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"A delicious traditional Polish yeast-risen cake with fresh plums and a streusel topping. This recipe uses fresh cake yeast." — by Cooking Monster 
Red and Green Velvet Cake!

Red and Green Velvet Cake!

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"For a twist on the old favorite red velvet cake, color half the batter green and pour into a sheet pan in alternating red and green colors! Both colors have the same great light cocoa flavor. This cake uses the old-time technique of leavening with baking soda, vinegar, and buttermilk." — by arielxxlynn 
Cranberry Apple Cake

Cranberry Apple Cake

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"Leftover cranberries from Thanksgiving are a tangy and colorful addition to apple pecan cake for the holiday season." — by stupidmonke 
 
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