Christmas Cake (1)

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      4 hr

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 8 oz. butter or margarine
  • 8 oz. castor sugar
  • ½


Line an 8-in. cake-tin with greaseproof paper.

Cream fat and sugar until white; add gravy browning. Sift together flour, salt, mixed spice and baking-powder. Add egg and flour alternately to the creamed fat, beating well between each addition. Stir in the prepared fruit, almonds and, if necessa