Gumdrop Cake

Gumdrop Cake

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"This is a very easy and colorful Christmas cake. It would make a fantastic centerpiece dessert for a Christmas buffet."
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servings 626 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 626 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 20.4 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 105.6g
  • 34%
  • Protein:
  • 7.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 584 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 10 inch tube pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients together and fold into creamed mixture alternately with water. Coat raisins and gumdrops with flour. Stir flavorings, gumdrops and raisins into creamed mixture.
  4. Mix well and pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 1/2 hours.



I was a bit timid about trying this following its first review but I did and it is wonderful. I used milk instead of water (why use water in a cake??) and I substituted almond flavouring because...

This cake was very dry. I would reduce cook time to 1 hour and then test with toothpick. I would also double the amount of gumdrops used. Good basic recipe, I am tinkering with it to make bet...

After reading the reviews, I decided to change the recipe slightly. I used 3 1/2 cups of flour only reserving 1/4 cup for the gumdrops. I used gumdrops only and yes, I did add the black ones, ...

I followed the receipe except I didn't have gumdrops. I used 3/4 cup of small diced dried fruit and 3/4 cup of chopped walnuts. My family really likes the cake but they all said it tastes like a...

Nice Cake, reminds me of the gumdrop cake my mother made as I was a child in BC Canada. Making it with Dried Cranberries little orange zest, extra gumdrops.. drizzled with icing... YUMMY

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