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Mincemeat Cake

"This very rich cake will soon become a family holiday-favorite."
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servings 301 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 2 layer cake)


  • Calories:
  • 301 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 305 mg
  • 12%

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 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8 inch, round, cake pans.
  2. Cream butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs one at a time, beating mixture well after each addition.
  3. Dissolve soda in buttermilk, stirring well. Mix flour into creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Mix well after addition. Stir in crumbled mincemeat. Spoon batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes. Remove layers from pans, and cool completely. Fill and frost the cake with Caramel Cream Frosting.


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Yummy! Good holiday cake. I made it as is, and also as a bundt cake with a jigger of brandy added and glazed it with melted hard sauce.

This was a lovely,easy cake to make. I used my homemade green tomato mincemeat instead of the commercial mincemeat. Instead of a 2 layer cake I baked in a bundt pan and drizzled the frosting ove...

An excellent cake, absolutely delicious.

I am always looking for mincemeat recipes. I love the boxed mincemeat because there is no HFCS. This is a great recipe. Add this ti my holiday rotation of sweets. I made an applesauce glaze ...

What a wonderful cake! My only problem was with the frosting; I'm unfamiliar with caramelizing sugar, and although I succeeded in getting it to turn "golden," getting it out of the pan into the...