|Sifted all purpose flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
|Raisins||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sultana raisins||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Currants||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Candied fruit peel||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Grated lemon rind||1|
|Mixed spice||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Irish stout||2 Tablespoon|
Cream the butter and sugar and add the lemon rind.
Add the eggs, one at a time with a teaspoon of the flour, and beat well between each egg.
Sift flour with salt, soda and spice.
Fold into egg mixture.
Moisten with 2 to 3 tablespoons of the stout.
Stir in fruit.
Put into an oiled pan (9 inch) that is lined with wax paper.
Bake at 350° for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
Reduce the heat in the last hour.
When cold this is sliced and buttered like bread.