|Plain flour||10 Ounce|
|Soda bicarbonate||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Blanched almonds||3 Ounce|
|Grated orange rind||1|
|Sultanas||1 Pound (Mixed)|
|Currants||1 Pound (Mixed)|
|Candied peel||2 Ounce|
|Glaze cherries||2 Ounce|
Cream sugar and butter.
Add beaten eggs and a little sifted flour very gradually, blending well until mixture is smooth.
Stir in the rest of the flour with the washed and dried fruit, the chopped cherries, half the almonds, chopped, the candied peel and grated orange rind.
Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in the milk, and add to the mixture, stirring well.
Grease and line an 8 inch cake tin, and put in the cake mixture.
Spread the rest of the almonds, unchopped, on top, and bake in a very slow oven for about 3 hours, or until a probing skewer comes out clean.