Christmas cake
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Christmas cake
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:16:14 AM. Recipe ID 45981. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Christmas cake
 Categories: Cakes
      Yield: 1 Servings
 
  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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Recipe ID 45981 (Apr 03, 2005)

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