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Honey Cake

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Ingredients
  Honey 1⁄2 Pint (2 Gills)
  Sugar 3 Ounce
  Almonds 1 Ounce
  Candied orange peel 1 Ounce
  Potash 1⁄4 Ounce
  Rum 1 Tablespoon
  White flour 1 1⁄4 Pound
Directions

Boil honey with castor sugar in a saucepan.
When honey mixture has browned, add the almonds and orange peel—both chopped into longish pieces—and mix with the flour.
Flavour with rum.
When the dough has cooled a little, mix in a pinch of potash and then leave overnight.
The next day lightly grease and dust tin of desired size and shape with flour, put in dough and bake in a moderate oven until brown.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3348 Calories from Fat 164

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.2%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 22.2 mg0.9%

Total Carbohydrates 729 g242.9%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89%

Sugars 284.7 g

Protein 66 g131.5%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C 66.3%

Calcium 22.1% Iron 159%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Honey Cake Recipe