Gumdrop Cake


This is a very easy and colorful Christmas cake. It would make a fantastic centerpiece dessert for a Christmas buffet.

10 servings


  • 1 cup butter

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup gumdrops, chopped

  • 1 cup raisins

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour for coating


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 10 inch tube pan. Set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time.

  3. 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.

  4. Mix well and pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 1/2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

626 Calories
20g Fat
106g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 626
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 105mg 35%
Sodium 584mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 106g 38%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 65g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 187mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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