Orange slice fruitcake

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Orange slice candy, cut up
2 cups Pecans, chopped
8 ounces Dates, cut up
1 cup Coconut; grated
2 cups All-purpose flour, divided
1 cup Butter
1½ cup Sugar
4 \N Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Buttermilk
¼ cup Orange juice
¼ cup Lemon juice
¼ cup Sugar
¼ cup Butter

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Generously, grease and flour a tube pan; set aside. Mix together candy, pecans, dates, coconut and ¼ cup of the flour; set aside. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in vanilla. Mix together baking soda, salt and remaining 1¾ cup flour; add alternately with buttermilk to the butter mixture. Add nut mixture; mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 2 hours; remove from oven. For glaze: In small saucepan, combine orange juice, lemon juice, sugar and butter. Cook until sugar is dissolved. Spoon glaze over warm cake.

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