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Merry Christmas Cake & Icing

  • Serves 12-16.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 (16-oz.) can whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 Tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Icing
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar


Combine all cake ingredients except for walnuts and mix well. Fold in chopped walnuts. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan and pour batter into it. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees oven for 60-65 minutes or until cake tests done with a toothpick. Cool 12 minutes in pan before removing to a wire rack. Combine icing ingredients and drizzle over warm cake.

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