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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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