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Jenny's Christmas Cake Recipe



Ingredients


Recipe Info
Category : Baked Food
Rating : 3
Contributor :
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Directions

10 oz Wholewheat flour

1 1/2 lb Dried Mixed Fruit

4 oz Glace Cherries

2 oz Chopped Walnuts

2 oz Chopped Almonds

2 ts Baking Powder

Nutmeg 1/2 ts Salt

8 oz Butter

5 Eggs (4-6)

3 tb Molasses (2-4)

1 Grated rind of 1 lemon

1 Grated rind of 1 orange

8 oz Demerera Sugar

LOTS of ALCOHOL -about half bottle of rum -or brandy or both 1/4 pt Guiness

Mix the fruit and alcohol together and leave to soak for 3 days minimum. Add cherries and nuts to mixture. Mix flour, baking powder, spices and salt together. Cream the butter, and sugar, when light and fluffy beat in molasses and then eggs one at a time. Fold in half of the flour mixture followed by the fruit and alcohol mixture. Then fold in the remainder of the flour. Bake in lined tin wrapped in newspaper and secure tin with string. Bake at Gas 3 for first two hours then reduce to Gas 2 for a further 90 minutes. When cooked sprinkle cake with alcohol. Keep wrapped in foil and every so often sprinkle with alcohol.



Jenny's Christmas Cake Recipe





 
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