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Nut Cake Deluxe


  • 1 pound butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 4 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound candied cherries, cut up
  • 1/2 pound candied pineapple, cut up
  • 1 pound pecans, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Heat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Add 3 cups flour sifted with baking powder and salt.
  3. Mix remaining flour with cherries, pineapple and chopped pecans; stir into batter. Add vanilla extract. Pour into tube pan, greased and double lined with wax paper.
  4. Bake for 3 hours.
  5. Cool in pan.

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