Christmas is coming and the goose isn’t the only thing getting fat. This scrumptious Christmas cake will have you and your guests feeling downright fruity. No matter how you slice it, it’s sure to satisfy those sweet tooths.
4 oz. self-raising flour
4 oz. plain flour
6 oz. sugar
6 oz. margarine or butter
3 tsp. mixed spice
1 orange, rind of, grated
1 lemon, rind of, grated
1 oz. almonds, chopped
8 oz. mixed currants, sultanas & raisins
2 oz. candied peel
2 tbsp. marmalade
Preheat oven to 300 degrees (Gas Mark 2) and lightly grease 8 in. cake pan.
Cream butter and sugar together until light.
Add eggs and mix well.
Stir in flour, grated lemon and orange rind, and mixed spice.
Fold in almonds, and mixed fruits.
Bake for approximately 3 hours.
Remove when done and cool on a rack.
Turn out of pan and glaze top with marmalade.