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Birthday Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 4 Ounce
  Moist brown sugar 4 Ounce
  Golden syrup 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Eggs 2
  Plain flour 6 Ounce
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Powder
  Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Mixed fruit 11 Ounce (sultanas, currants, glace cherries)
  Candied peel/Marmalade 2 Ounce
  Milk 2 Fluid Ounce (1/2 gill, adjust quantity as needed)
Directions

Line a 6-7-in cake-tin with greaseproof paper.
Cream fat, sugar and syrup thoroughly.
Whisk eggs and add alternately with the sifted flour, salt and baking-powder, beating well with each addition.
Add remaining ingredients and fruit, which has been mixed with a little of the flour.
Mix to a fairly soft consistency with milk and place in the cake-tin.
Bake for 1/2 hr in a moderate oven (350° F., Gas 4) and a further 2-2 1/2 hr in a cool oven (310°-290° F., Gas 2-1).

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes

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