Date Added: 15 Dec 2009
Listed in: Christmas Recipes

Old Fashioned Christmas Cake Ingredients

2 cups of flour
1 cup of light brown sugar
1 cup of raisins
1 sm. box of glace cherries
2 tablespoons of crystallized ginger, chopped
1/2 cup of walnuts, chopped
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
2/3 cup of butter
4 eggs
1 cup of currants
1 sm. box of glace peel
1 teaspoon of allspice
1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves

Old Fashioned Christmas Cake Cooking Instructions

Cream butter and sugar; beat in eggs. Fold in half of flour mixed with spices. Dust fruits and nuts with a little flour and mix in. Fold in remainder of flour. The batter will be stiff. Grease and flour a 10-inch loaf pan or a round baking pan 3 inches deep.

Bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours. Test for doneness with a fine skewer. If it shows any batter, bake for up to 30 minutes more. If top is too dark before cake is ready, cover lightly with foil.

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