Historic Christmas Dessert Recipes: Christmas Cake (1880)

Christmas Cake.

Ingredients.—1 lb. flour, 1/3 lb. currants,  1/2 lbbutter, 1/2  lb. sugar, 2 oz. lemon peel, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder, 3 eggs, 1/2 pint of milk.

Method.—Mix the baking powder thoroughly in the flour, then rub in the butter, add the sugar, currants, and lemon peel, beat the eggs and mix them with the milk, and after mixing them all thoroughly together bake in a papered tin in a moderate oven.

Source: Tasty dishes made from tested recipes, 1880

Index: Historic Christmas Recipes

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