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Mincemeat Cake

1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 (9 ounce) package condensed mincemeat, crumbled
1 recipe Caramel Cream Frosting

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.

Makes 16 servings

Frosting:
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

1 Place 2 tablespoons sugar in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat
until sugar is dissolved and becomes golden brown in color. Set aside.

2 Combine remaining 1 cup sugar, butter, and cream in a medium
saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture
comes to a boil. Stir in caramelized sugar, and return to a boil.
Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Beat until frosting
has a good spreading consistency.

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September 12, 2007 - Posted by | Baking, Cake Recipes, Dessert, Famous Recipes, Meals, Recipe, Recipes

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