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Ribbon Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Cake flour 4 Cup (64 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Citron 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely cut
  Molasses 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
For the butter frosting
  Soft butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Confectioner sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs), sifted
  Light cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat oven at 350° C.

MAKING
2. In a bowl, mix butter and sugar. Blend it well.
3. Break the eggs in the same bowl and beat it well.
4. In another bowl, sieve flour and mix baking powder to it.
5. Add it to the egg mixture, little by little mixing it well. Do the same while adding milk.
6. Mix the remaining ingredients in the batter.
7. Grease and flour two 9-€ layer pan. Pour the above batter into it.
8. Bake it in moderate oven at 350° for about 35 minutes.
9. Once done let it cool.
10. Make the frosting by blending butter and sugar together then stir in cream and lemon extract.
11. Frost the cake with the frosting.

SERVING
10. Cut the Ribbon Cake layered with Butter Frosting into slices or squares and serve as a dessert or with tea/coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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