Christmas Cake recipe

Christmas Cake ingredients list:

1 ½ cup of butter.
1 ¾ cup of brown sugar.
16 eggs
4 lbs of raisins.
4 lbs of currants.
1 lb of mixed peel
2 lbs of flour.
1 lb of blanched & chopped almonds
2 x grated nutmeg
½ pt Brandy.
1 tablespoon of lemon essence.

Instructions for Christmas Cake:

Cream butter together with the sugar.

Add the beaten egg yolks, followed by the stiffly beaten egg whites.

Place all fruits & nuts in a bowl and rub with some of the flour.

Mix together with the butter & eggs.

Beat well, then add nuts & brandy.

Bake slowly on a medium heat until cooked thoroughly.