Irish Whiskey Cake
|Irish whiskey||2 Tablespoon|
|Cake flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted|
|Sultana raisins||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
With a sharp knife peel the rind off the lemon (or orange).
Soak the rind in the whiskey for a few hours to draw out the flavor.
Discard the rind and soak the sultanas in the whiskey.
Cream the butter and sugar.
Add the eggs, one at a time, with a teaspoon of flour, and beat well after adding each egg and flour.
Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together and fold into the egg mixture.
Lastly fold in' the sultanas and whiskey.
Put into an oiled 7 inch cake pan that is lined with wax paper.
Bake at 350° for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours Reduce heat toward the end of baking time.
Eat while fresh.