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Lane Cake Filling

Yield enough for one 3-layer cake


  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup maraschino cherries, finely chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup raisins, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup grated coconut
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon whiskey or brandy

How to Make It

  1. Combine egg yolks, sugar, and butter in a 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about 20 minutes or until thickened.

  2. Remove from heat, and stir in remaining ingredients. Let cool before spreading on cake.

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