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Diet Loaf

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Category: Scottish

 Ingredients List

  • 14 1/8 oz Sugar
  • 1 c Butter
  • 6 lg Eggs; or 7 small
  • Grated peel of 1 lemon
  • 3 ts Ground cinnamon
  • Sprinkling of
  • -confectioner's; (icing)
  • -sugar


Cream butter and sugar.

Beat eggs well, add to creamed butter and sugar.

Beat for about 15 minutes, add very finely grated lemon peel, cinnamon.

Gradually add flour, beat well after each amount is added.

Continue beating until mixture is very smooth.

Line baking tin with well-greased paper, pour in sponge.

Bake in oven, 375øF (160øC) until pale golden, and well risen, about 35

Watch that loaf does not get too brown.

Five minutes before finishing, strew top with icing sugar, put back to

Let stand for a few minutes until loaf slightly curls from sides.

Remove from tin, cool on a rack.

Icing sugar may be omitted and cake iced when cold.

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