Christmas Cake
Mix fruit, nuts, marmalade, brandy. Cream butter, sugar till soft & light, beat in treacle. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Add vanilla. Sift in flour with spices. Beat in zests. Mix in fruit. Bake in 20x20cm tin at 160C for 1.5 hrs. Reduce to 150C for 30-60mins. Turn off oven. Open door and leave in oven 20 mins. Remove from oven, cool completely before turning out.
Utensils
IngredientQuantityMeasureComments
Raisins (seedless)200g
Raisins (seeded, sticky)200g
Sultanas200g
Currants200g
Cherries (glace)75g
Candied Peel50g
Almonds (blanched)50g
Marmalade50g
brandy0.25cup 250ml
butter200g
sugar - soft brown200g
Treacle1Tbs 15ml
Eggs4
vanilla essence0.5tsp 5ml
flour - barley250g
Cinnamon1pinch
Cloves1pinch
Nutmeg1pinch
ginger1pinch
Mace1pinch
orange zest2tsp 5ml
lemon zest1tsp 5ml

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