Fahan Presbyterian Church

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Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake - 8" square / 9" round




Prepare and protect cake tin.

Mix the prepared fruit, chopped almonds, peel and lemon rind together in a mixing bowl and pour over the brandy.

Sieve the flour, nutmeg and mixed spice and add the ground almonds.

Cream margarine and sugar together until fluffy.

Beat in treacle. Add the eggs, one at a time beating well and adding a little flour with every egg after the first.

Fold in the remaining flour mixed with prepared fruit, half at a time until well mixed.

Bake in a cool oven, 140C for approx. 2 ½ - 3 hrs.

Leave to cool in the tin for 15 mins.

Turn out and remove paper.

When cold, wrap in double greaseproof paper or foil.