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Christmas Cake Recipe
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Christmas Cake

2 cups butter
1-1/2 cups sugar
8 eggs
1 cup chopped blanched almonds
1 cup chopped citron
5 cups unsifted cake flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 cups raisins
3 cups currants
4 tbsp orange juice
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup whole candied cherries

Cream butter & add sugar, mixing well as you do.

Then add eggs one at a time beating well after each.

Add orange juice, vanilla & almonds. Sift flour, salt & baking powder into a large bowl.

Now add fruit & mix with your hands until fruit is well floured. Then add to first mixture & stir well.

Pour into 2 greased & floured bundt pans. decorate tops with more candied cherries & almonds.

Bake about 1 hour in 275F oven.

Cool completely then wrap in foil & keep in a cool place to ripen to it full deliciousness: 3-4 weeks.



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