Mayhaw Cake

The mayhaw is the tart red fruit from a type of edible hawthorne. Uses for the fruit include jams, jellies, desserts and even wine. For more information about the mayhaw visit the Louisiana Mayhaw Association web site.
Recipe By: Billy Joe Lyles
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    • 3 eggs slightly beaten
    • 2 cups self-rising flour
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1 cup cooking oil
    • 1 cup mayhaw pulp
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 cup chopped pecans (optional)


Mix all ingredients and beat with electric mixer (medium speed) about 3 minutes.

Bake in greased and floured Bundt pan at 325 degrees for 1 hour.

Blend together 2 tablespoons melted butter, 2 tablespoons mayhaw juice, and 1 cup powdered sugar (sifted). Glaze cake while warm.
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