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Dave's Garden Cookbook: Friendship Cake

The 2001 Dave's Garden Cookbook

Friendship Cake

By CoCo

Category: Cakes, Cheesecakes and Icings

2/3 cups vegetable oil
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups friendship starter (starter recipe is found in the bread catagory)
1 1/2 to 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350 deg.
Combine oil,sugar,eggs and vanilla and beat until light.
Add starter and beat until smooth.
Blend dry ingredients together and fold into starter mixture.
Pour into greased bundt pan and bake for 40-45 minutes.

Just before baking,fold in up to 2 cups chopped nuts, diced apple, or applesauce or raisins.
For a chocolate version, substitute 1/2 cup cocoa for cinnamon and nutmeg, and add any other ingredients of your own discretion.
Some possiblities are chocolate chips, chopped nuts,minced orange peel, and rum or mint extract.

  Extra Notes  
Serves 12

Nutritional analysis per serving:
409 calories, 15 grams fat, 66 grams carbohydrates,56 milligrams cholesterol,340 milligrams sodium,34 percent of calories from fat.

This recipe was in our local paper;The Fort Worth Star-Telegram; which in turn they got this recipe from 'The King Arthur Flour 200th Anniversary Cookbook.

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