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Divine Pecan Cake

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"This is a heavy, moist, rich cake."

Ingredients

1 cup butter
1 cup margarine
3-1/3 cups sugar
6 eggs
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups chopped pecans

Instructions

Cream butter, margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Sift flour with baking powder and add to batter alternately with milk and vanilla. Stir in pecans.

Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1-3/4 to 2 hours. Cool. No need to frost.

Barbara Thoren
Rock Island




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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
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.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
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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