English cake


100 gr convert conversionyellow raisins

50 gr convert conversioncurrants

2 tablespoons rum

200 gr convert conversionbutter or margarine

200 gr convert conversionsugar

grated peel of 1 lemon

5 eggs

150 gr convert conversionchopped almonds

400 gr flour convert conversion

3 teaspoons baking powder

40 gr convert conversionchopped candied citron

40 gr convert conversionsliced candied orange peel


oven, form 22-24 cm

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Preparation in advance:

Wash the currants and raisins, dry and sprinkle with the rum. Soak an hour or overnight.

How to prepare:

Preheat the oven to 175C/350F (fan oven 160C/310F).

Beat the butter creamy and add alternately sugar, lemon grater and egg yolks.

Mix flour and baking powder and stir into the butter. Beat to a smooth dough and fold careful the almonds, currants, raisins, candied citron and orange peel in.

Beat the egg whites to stiff peaks, fold careful into the batter and pour or spoon it in the greased baking pan.

Bake the cake 70-80 minutes. When the cake has cooled, wrap in aluminium foil or baking paper and a let rest overnight.

First published: April 12, 2003, Netherlands

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