You are here: Home » Recipes » Orange Slice and Raisin Cake Orange Slice and Raisin Cake Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 to 14 servings A beautiful cake to make during the holiday season. PrintEmail Ingredients 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup golden raisins or chopped dates1 (10-ounce) package orange slices candy, chopped2 cups pecans, chopped1 cup butter, softened2 cups granulated sugar4 eggs1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup buttermilk1 cup shredded coconut1 cup orange juice or pineapple juice2 cups confectioners' sugar Instructions Combine the flour, raisins, candy and pecans in a bowl and toss to coat. Beat the butter and granulated sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix the baking soda and buttermilk in a small bowl; beat into the egg mixture. Stir in the flour mixture and coconut. Spoon into a greased and floured 9×13-inch baking pan. Bake at 250F for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Mix the orange juice and confectioners’ sugar in a bowl until smooth and pour evenly over the hot cake. Let stand overnight before serving. Recipe reprinted with permission from Five Forks: Irresistibly Delicious Dishes (Kerr Vance Academy, Henderson, N.C., 2010).