3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound orange slice candy, cut up
8 ounces pitted dates, chopped
2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts
1 (3 1/4 ounce) can flaked coconut
1 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
Procedures : Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Grease and flour a large tube pan.
Sift together flour and salt.
Combine candy, dates, nuts and coconut with 1/2 cup of flour mixture.
Cream butter and sugar until light. Beat well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly.
Combine buttermilk and baking soda. Add alternately with flour. Add candy mixture, mixing well. Turn into prepared tube pan. Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Pour Orange Drizzle over hot cake.
Combine 1 cup orange juice and 2 cups confectioners’ sugar. Pour over hot cake. Cool. Let stand in refrigerator overnight before removing from pan