Wedding Cake Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings80
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sifted all purpose flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground mace1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Firmly packed brown sugar1 Pound (2 1/2 Cups)
 Eggs10 , well beaten
 Candied cherries1⁄2 Pound
 Pineapple1⁄2 Pound
 Dates1 Pound, seeded and sliced
 Seedless raisins1 Pound
 Currants1 Pound
 Citron1⁄2 Pound, thinly sliced
 Candied orange peel1⁄4 Pound
 Candied lemon peel1⁄4 Pound
 Chopped nuts2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Honey1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Molasses1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cider1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 190 Calories from Fat 65

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.2%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.5 mg

Sodium 32.4 mg1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.2%

Sugars 21.1 g

Protein 3 g5.5%

Vitamin A 3.7% Vitamin C 14.1%

Calcium 4.2% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sift flour, baking powder, and spices together 3 times.
Cream butter.
Gradually add sugar; cream until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, fruits, peels, nuts, honey, molasses, and cider.
Gradually add sifted dry ingredients, beating after each addition until blended.
Spoon into 3 loaf pans (10 x 5 x 3 inches each), greased, lined with heavy paper, and greased again.
Bake in preheated very slow oven (250°F.) for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
Makes 80 servings.