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- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup butter or oleo
- 2 cups syrup
- 2 eggs
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tsp. salt
- ½ tsp. soda
- ½ c. buttermilk
- 2 tsps. vanilla
1. Mix sugar, butter and syrup together; add eggs and mix well.
2. Add flour, salt and soda, alternating with buttermilk; add vanilla
3. Bake in a greased and floured tube pan at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to one hour.
Source: Top 100 Cajun Recipes of All Time. Acadian House Publishing, Inc. Lafayette, La. 2005