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Benjamins Christmas Cake Recipe

Another Christmas Cake recipe, courtesy of Benjamins.

8 oz butter / margarine
8 oz brown sugar
6 oz flour
2 oz bread crumb
4 eggs
1 1/2 lbs mixed fruits
1 tsp Benjamins cinnamon
1/4 tsp Benjamins mixed spice
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp Benjamins vanilla
2 tsp Benjamins browning
1/2 tsp Benjamins almond
Rum & wine to taste
Grated rind of lime

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time to butter and sugar mixture, beating well after each addition. Sieve dry ingredients into butter and cream mixture, alternatively with the wine, rum and fruits as well as the grated rind of lime. Add Benjamins browning, vanilla, almond, cinnamon, mixed spice and rosewater to the mixture.

Pour mixture into greased and lined baking tin and bake at 300 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours and then at 275 degrees F for another 1 1/4 hours.

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