Australian Christmas Cake
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Pound|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Mixed fruit||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Lemon peel||1⁄4 Pound|
|Mixed spice||1 Teaspoon|
Line a 3 lb pan with wax paper.
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
Beat eggs well and gradually add to mixture.
Gradually add the rum.
Fold in the sifted flour, baking powder and spice alternately with the fruit.
Place in pan.
Bake at 350 degree in oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
Leave in tin until cold.