Delicious Dundee cake

Delicious Dundee cake


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About this recipe: This rich and delicious cake goes wonderfully with a cup of hot tea and a slice of cheese or a smear of butter.

North Marston W.I.

Makes: 1 cake

  • 450g (1 lb) flour
  • 225g (8 oz) butter
  • 450g (1 lb) currants
  • 450g (1 lb) sultanas
  • 110g (4 oz) mixed peel
  • 225g (8 oz) sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons mixed spice
  • 110g (4 oz) blanched almonds
  • Splash of milk

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:4hr  ›  Ready in:4hr15min 

  1. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in eggs.
  2. Combine the flour, currants, sultanas, mixed peel, salt and mixed spice in a bowl. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk to the butter mixture; stir in baking powder. Pour into the prepared tin and scatter almonds on top.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean, about 4 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 150 C / Gas mark 2.

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