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Small Rich Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Eggs 6
  Butter 1 Pound
  Brown sugar 1 Pound
  Currants 1 Pound
  Seeded raisins 1 Pound
  Sultana raisins 1 Pound
  Mixed peel 1⁄2 Pound
  Glace cherries 1⁄2 Pound
  Slivered almonds 1⁄4 Pound
  Orange 1 , rind grated and juice extracted
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven at 225 degrees.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, add butter and sugar to whip up.
3) Add eggs to beat in, one by one.
4) Stir in 3 cups of flour and the soda.
5) Dredge fruit in flour and fold into the flour mixture along with remaining 1 cup of flour.
6) Add the dry mixture to the creamed mixture.
7) Fold in nuts.
8) Use largest fruit cake pan 8 x 8 x 3 inches to line with several thicknesses of brown paper, greasing the top layer of paper.
9) Pour in batter and place inside oven to bake for 5 to 6 hours until a golden brown.
10) Allow the cake to cool before removing from pan.

SERVING
11) Serve the cake by adding your choice of icing, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Currant
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
360 Minutes
Ready In: 
380 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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