1 cup butter
2 cups white sugar
1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup gumdrops, chopped
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup all-purpose flour for coatingv
Directions for the Gumdrop Cake
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 10 inch tube pan. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time.
- In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients together and fold into creamed mixture alternately with water. Coat raisins and gumdrops with flour. Stir flavorings, gumdrops and raisins into creamed mixture.
- Mix well and pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 1/2 hours.