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Sock-It-To-Me Cake

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Ingredients

Streusel Filling:
1 package Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Butter Recipe Golden cake mix, divided
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped pecans
Cake:
4 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan. For Streusel Filling, combine 2 tablespoons dry cake mix, brown sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl. Stir in pecans; set aside. For Cake, combine remaining cake mix, eggs, sour cream, oil, water and sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Pour 2/3 of batter into pan. Sprinkle with streusel filling. Spoon remaining batter evenly over filling. Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 25 minutes. Invert onto serving plate, cool completely. For Glaze, combine powdered sugar and milk in small bowl. Stir until smooth. Drizzle over cake.

Janice Sue Klawon
Rock Island




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1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
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1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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