Recipe: Tasty 'V' Christmas cake

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'V' Christmas cake.

'V' Christmas cake You can cook 'V' Christmas cake using 11 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of 'V' Christmas cake

  1. Prepare 300 grams of (12oz) self raising flour.
  2. You need 5 ml of (1tsp) mixed spice.
  3. You need 100 grams of (4 oz) ground almonds.
  4. You need 200 grams of (8 oz) butter.
  5. It's 200 grams of (8oz) castor sugar.
  6. Prepare 4 of eggs beaten with 125 mls (8 tbsp) milk or (1/2 milk and brandi ).
  7. You need 200 grams of (8 oz) currants.
  8. You need 200 grams of (8 oz) sultanas.
  9. Prepare 200 grams of (8 oz) raisins.
  10. You need 100 grams of (4 oz ) halved glacé cherries.
  11. Prepare 100 grams of (4 oz) cut mixed peel.

'V' Christmas cake instructions

  1. soak the currents, sultanas, raisins, halved glacè cherries and mixed peel in 1/2 cup (200mls) of good Brandi ..let it soak for at least 4/6 weeks and top up weekly before Christmas if necessary.
  2. Sieve together flour , spice and ground almonds.
  3. Cream butter and sugar, stir in flour mixture and eggs with milk ( alternately, a little at a time).
  4. lastly add fruit mix thoroughly.
  5. place mixture in a greased and lined 23cm x 7cm deep round cake tin.
  6. bake in slow oven, 150c-300f for about 41/2 hours ...after 31/2 check cake by inserting a knife or skewer until it comes out clean.
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