Fresh fruit halloween cake

Yield: 6

Measure Ingredient
3½ cup Flour
2½ cup Sugar
2 teaspoons Baking soda
1½ teaspoon Salt (optional)
¼ teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
3 Eggs
¾ teaspoon Nutmeg
½ teaspoon Ground cloves
¾ cup Shortening
¾ cup Fresh orange juice
1 cup Shredded apple (1 large)
1 cup Shredded pear (1 large)
1 cup Chopped nuts

Into a large bowl, sift flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, baking powder and spices. Add shortening, orange juice and shredded fruit. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Add eggs. Beat 2 minutes longer. Stir in nuts. Pour into greased and floured bundt cake pan or 10 inch tube pan. Bake 70-80 minutes at 350F. Cool 5 minutes and then take out of pan. Cool thoroughly. Sprinkle with icing sugar, or frost with Jack-O-Lantern Frosting.

Shared by: Sharon Stevens

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