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Jamaican Christmas Cake

Holiday celebration


6 ounces or 1.5 cups flour
8 ounces margarine or butter
8 ounces sugar
4 eggs
1 pound raisins
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Half teaspoon mixed spice
Half teaspoon salt
4 ounces mixed peel
4 ounces cherries
Half pound prunes (chopped)
1 cup wine/brandy
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
finely grated rind of 1 lime/lemon
2 tablespoons browning

Cream butter, sugar and browning until soft and fluffy.
Sieve all dry ingredients together.
Beat eggs, wine/brandy together.
Add egg mixture to creamed butter and sugar.
Add fruits.
Add flour and fold in. Do no over-beat when mixing.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 1.5 hours.
Yield: 9-inch round cake.

10 Servings

Courtesy of Jamaica Tourist Board.

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