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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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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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