Granny’s Christmas Cake

Recipe given to me by granny

Kaylah Farrell

Christmas Cake
Drawing by Kaylah


5oz of currants                5oz of brown sugar

5oz of sultanas                1 teaspoon of mixed spice

4oz of raisins                   3 large eggs

2oz of almonds               1 glass of whiskey

5oz of margarine



Step 1: Soak the fruit in the whiskey.

Step 2: Cream the margarine and sugar until smooth and creamy.

Step 3: Add one egg, then one tablespoon of flour and stir and repeat again.

Step 4: Add almonds and some mixed spice.

Step 5: Add all the fruit into the mixture and stir well.

Step 6: Preheat the oven to 150°c /gas 2.

Step 7: Spoon the mixture into a lined baking tin.

Step 8: Bake for an hour and a half.

Step 9: Leave in the tin to cool.

Step 10: Icing: Warm some apricot jam and spread over the cake, add a layer of marzipan and finish with a layer of icing.

Step 11: Decorate if you wish. 😊

Original Writing

This page was added on 13/02/2018.

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