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Whitby Yule Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 6 Ounce, softened
  Plain flour 12 Ounce, sifted
  Soft brown sugar 4 Ounce
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Ounce
  Nutmeg 5 Milliliter, grated
  Raisins 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Currants 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Mixed candied peel 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Almonds 2 Ounce, chopped (50 Gram)
  Eggs 3 Medium
  Brandy 2 Fluid Ounce (50 Milliliter)
  Single cream 30 Milliliter
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Let the oven heat to 325°F (170°C/Gas 3) and grease and line a 20 cm (8 in) square tin.
2. Into the flour rub or cut the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
MAKING
3. Put in the dry ingredients.
4. Beat the eggs with the brandy.
5. Put in to the dry ingredients and mix well with a fork.
6. Put in enough of the cream to mix to a soft dough.
7. Into the prepared tin press and mark into 9 squares, cutting half-way through the dough.
8. Let it bake the cake for 2 1/2—3 hours.
9. Take out of the oven and turn out on to a wire rack to cool.
10. When cold, break into rough pieces along the marked lines.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Drink: 
Brandy
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
180 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
200 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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