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Christmas Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Good butter
  • 1 3/4 c Brown sugar
  • 16 Eggs
  • 4 lb Raisins
  • 4 lb Currants
  • 1 lb Mixed peel
  • -cut fine
  • 2 lb Flour
  • 1 lb Almonds,blanched
  • -cut fine
  • 2 Nutmeg,grated
  • -same of mace
  • 1/2 pt Brandy
  • 1 tb Lemon essence


Directions: Cream butter and sugar well, add the beaten yolks, then the
stiffly beaten egg whites. Put all fruits and nuts together, rub with some
of the 2 pounds of flour. Beat well, then add nuts and brandy. I make just
half of this recipe and I put in a very small teaspoon of soda. Bake
slowly. This is a transcription from my Grandma Dixon's handwritten recipe
book. It dates from the first quarter of this century.

Liz Parkinson

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