Groom's Cake

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"For those of you looking for a good groom's cake, here is my recipe."
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servings 431 cals
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Original recipe yields 50 servings



  • Calories:
  • 431 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 84.5g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

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.


  1. In a large bowl, sift 3 cups flour with spices. In another bowl, mix raisins, sultana raisins, currants, citron, and citrus rinds; dredge with 1/3 cup flour. Stir raisin mixture into the flour.
  2. In a very large bowl, cream the butter or margarine. Beat in sugar, a small amount at a time. Add beaten egg yolks, flour mixture, brandy, chocolate and molasses. Beat egg whites until stiff, and fold them into the batter. Dissolve baking soda in hot water and stir gently into batter. Grease and flour 5 bread pans, and pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake at 275 degrees F (135 degrees C) for 4 hours. Cool. Cut into 275 to 300 slices; wrap each slice.


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I made it for my son's wedding. Tweaked it a bit. Marvelous texture and flavour.

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