Christmas Fruity Cake
|Almonds||1⁄2 Pound, blanched and sliced|
|Currants||1 1⁄4 Pound|
|Raisins||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Peel||1⁄2 Pound, mixed cut peel|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Combine almonds and fruits.
Sift flour with spices, soda and baking powder.
Combine 1/2 cup dry ingredients with fruits and nuts.
Cream butter, add sugar then eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
Blend in dry ingredients and orange juice.
Fold in fruits and nuts.
Turn into 8x8x4 inch cake pan lined with greased brown paper (2 layers).
Bake at 275F for 3 1/2-4 hours.