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Easy Dundee Cake

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Ingredients
  Mixed peel 2 Ounce
  Raisins 8 Ounce
  Plain flour 10 Ounce
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Mixed spice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Castor sugar 6 Ounce
  Softened butter 6 Ounce
  Currants 8 Ounce
  Sultanas 8 Ounce
  Cherries 2 Ounce
  Eggs 5
  Blanched almonds 1 Ounce
Directions

Chop peel and raisins, sift dry ingredients.
Place softened butter in a large bowl, add all remaining ingredients with the exception of the almonds; beat together until smooth and thoroughly mixed
Place in an 8 in. round deep cake tin that has been lined with 2 layers of greaseproof paper.
Decorate top with almonds and, if desired, glace cherries.
Bake in a moderately slow oven, Mark 3, 325°F., 2 to 21/2 hours.
When cake is cooked, cover with a clean tea-towel and leave to cool in tin.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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