"This is a tall, lopsided old-fashioned family favorite. Dried fruit is soaked and spiced to make the filling. The cake layers are baked on top of the round cake pans, not inside. Make sure the dough is well chilled. Any type of dried fruit may be used. We love apple!" — JEANIE BEAN
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2 1/2 teaspoons
2 (6 ounce) packages
dried mixed fruit
ground cinnamon to taste
ground nutmeg (or to taste)
salt to taste
Fantastic! I am SO tired of seeing stack cake recipes that aren't true stack cakes! This one has it all, thin layers and great filling ideas. I tried it with apples and currants but as Jeanie says I'm sure most any combination would be great. I'm thinking about throwing in some mango or apricot in the next one. Easy to make but rather unfamiliar (baking on instead of in a cake pan?) to many cooks/bakers.
Thank you so----so much for this recipe. I have looked for many years for this one. My grandmother use to make it all the time but never handed down the recipe, she kept it tucked away in her head. I tried to bake it once from my childhood memories of watcher her make it but it was a disaster. So thank you for MY CHRISTMAS PRESENT THIS YEAR.
Jodi in Ohio
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Old Fashioned Stack Cake
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 89
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