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Traditional Christmas Cake

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I am sharing a Traditional Christmas Cake Recipe with you. I got this Traditional Christmas Cake Recipe from one of my friend's mother. She is a very good cook. She claims that she has been baking it for 30 years. I have also tried this cake recipe many times. This is really delicious. Cook, Share and enjoy this Traditional Christmas Cake Recipe.
  Walnuts 2 1⁄2 Pound, broken large
  Butter 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Eggs 8 , beaten
  Flour 10 Cup (160 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mixed candied fruit 2 Pound
  Red candied cherries 2 1⁄4 Pound (leave whole)
  Candied pineapple 1⁄2 Pound, cut into wedges
  Pitted dates 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Golden raisins 1 Pound
  Currants 1⁄2 Pound
  Walnuts 2 1⁄2 Pound, broken
  Sherry 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Follow the instructions carefully.

Preheat oven to 250-275 degrees.

You can follow the chart to prepare pans.

1. Grease and line pans with brown paper, waxed paper, or parchment.
2. Grease it again.
3. Cut paper about 1 inch taller than pans.
4. Fill pans a little over half full with batter.
5. Put a pan with some hot water in it in the bottom, to keep the cakes moist.

9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan: 6 1/2 cups batter, bake for 3 hours

10" tube pan: 2 1/2 quarts batter, bake for 3 hrs 15 mins

1 lb. coffee cans: 3 3/4 cups batter, bake for 3 hrs 15 mins

9 1/4 oz. tuna cans: 1 cup batter, bake for 1 hour 30 mins

No.303 (16oz) cans: 1 2/3 cup batter, bake for 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 hours

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
210 Minutes

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Radzie's picture
The cake recipe sounds fantastic. Would you able to uplaod a pic for the same?
Traditional Christmas Cake Recipe