So it’s after 1am and it’s Christmas and I’m up with my sister making the Family’s traditional fruitcake.Here is the recipe
1 1/2 lb butter
1 1/2 lb sugar
7-8 eggs or 6
1 1/2 lb flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp essence
1 lb currants
1 lb prunes
1 lb raisins
1 1/2 mixed peel
Use cake mix or rum for soaking fruits.
Browning enough to colour as you desire.
Prepare fruits and soak in wine add cinnamon and leave for 2-3 weeks.
Method: Cream butter and sugar
Add fruits and mix well. Add sifted flour and baking powder,mix well.
Add browning mix again.
Pour into greased pan and bake in moderate oven for 1 1/2 hours. Cool in pan before turning out,sprinkle with wine.
and have yourself a very Merry Christmas.