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Fruit Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Flour
  • 1 c Brown sugar
  • 1 c Golden syrup
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 c Butter
  • -or drippings
  • 1 lb Currants
  • 1 lb Sultana raisins
  • 1/2 lb Candied orange peel
  • 4 tb Nut meats, chopped
  • 3 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Fruit juice
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ts Cloves
  • 1 ts Allspice
  • 2 ts Ginger
  • 1/2 ts Nutmeg


Directions: Sift together the flour, salt, spices and baking powder. Cream
the butter and gradually add the sugar, then add the eggs well beaten. Then
add the syrup, fruit, nut meats,peel chopped fine, the fruit juice and the
flour. Mix and turn into a papered cake tin and bake in a slow oven for 3
hours. This reciped was transcribed from my Grandma Dixon's handwritten
recipe book used by her during the first quarter of this century.

Liz Parkinson

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