Kentucky Christmas Cake Recipe

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Kentucky Christmas Cake
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  1. Preheat oven to 325F and grease and flour a 10 tube pan.
  2. Soak the nutmeg in the whiskey for ten minutes.
  3. Stir together pecans, raisins, and 1/4 cup flour; set aside.
  4. Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time until well incorporated.
  6. Fold in remaining 1 1/4 cups flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, soaked nutmeg and pecan/raisin mixture until well combined.
  7. Spoon into prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cake pulls away slightly from the edge of the pan.
  9. Let stand in the pan for 30 minutes, then turn out onto cooling rack for complete cooling.
  10. Store in an airtight container.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 7094.6 Kcal (29704 kJ)
Calories from fat 5153.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 572.61g 881%
Cholesterol 10698.15mg 3566%
Sodium 385.55mg 16%
Potassium 316.56mg 7%
Total Carbs 140.45g 47%
Sugars 67.91g 272%
Dietary Fiber 5.15g 21%
Protein 509.65g 1019%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 2%
Vitamin A 26.6mg 887%
Iron 4438.7mg 24659%
Calcium 6886.6mg 689%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 6102.13 Kcal (25548 kJ)
Calories from fat 4432.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 492.51g 881%
Cholesterol 9201.57mg 3566%
Sodium 331.62mg 16%
Potassium 272.27mg 7%
Total Carbs 120.8g 47%
Sugars 58.41g 272%
Dietary Fiber 4.43g 21%
Protein 438.35g 1019%
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Vitamin A 22.9mg 887%
Iron 3817.8mg 24659%
Calcium 5923.2mg 689%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 188.8
  • 209

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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