|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Pound, melted and cooled (1/2 Cup)|
|Grated lemon peel||1 Teaspoon|
|Anise seed||1 Teaspoon|
|Anise extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Pine nuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Coarsely chopped mixed candied fruit||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs), sift before measuring|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
In a large bowl, beat egg, egg yolks, and sugar together until thick and pale yellow.
Beat in butter; then add lemon peel, anise seed, anise extract, nuts, raisins and candied fruit.
Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.
Blend half the dry ingredients into egg mixture.
Stir in half the milk, add remaining dry ingredients, and mix well.
Add remaining milk and blend thoroughly.
Fold down top of a paper bag (one that measures 3 1/2 by 6 inches on the bottom) to form a cuff about 2 3/4 inches deep.
Butter inside of bag generously, set on a baking sheet, and pour in batter.
Bake in a 325° oven for about 1 hour and 45 minutes or until well browned and a wooden skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.