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Caribbean Christmas Ring Recipe

Serves 20

Ingredients:

  • Cake:
  • 3 TB shortening
  • 2 1/2 c walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c whole wheat flour
  • 1 ts baking powder
  • 1 ts baking soda 3/4 c butter, softened
  • 1 1/3 c granulated sugar
  • 3 lg eggs 1 c sour cream or plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 2 TB orange liqueur
  • Orange Sugar Glaze
  • 1 c confectioner's sugar, sifted
  • 2 TB orange juice


Instructions:

1. Thoroughly grease a 10 to 12 cup microwave safe Bundt pan with shortening; sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the chopped walnuts to coat evenly.
2. Sift flours, baking powder and baking soda; set aside.
3. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs, one at a time.
4. Stir sour cream or yogurt, banana and liqueur into egg mixture.
5. Combine flour mixture with banana-egg mixture; stir in remaining walnuts.
6. Spoon into prepared pan.
7. Place on top of a microwave-proof bowl in center of microwave.
8. Cook on medium for 10 minutes, then on high for 5 to 7 minutes until cake tests done, turning twice.
9. Let cake stand for 15 minutes.
10. Turn out onto serving place.
11. Let cool.
12. Mix sifted confectioners' sugar and orange juice until smooth.
13. Pour glaze evenly over cake and serve.



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Course:Dessert
Cuisine:American / Caribbean
Preparation Method:Baking
Occasion:Christmas
Dish:Cake
Difficulty:Medium

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