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Jamaican Christmas Cake

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Here’s another Jamaican Christmas Cake recipe by Leanne Cooke-Popkins that yields two (2) 9″ round cakes.

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Jamaican Christmas Cake Recipe

Jamaican Christmas Cake Recipe

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prep time
30 min
cooking time
2 hours
total time
2 hours 30 min

Equipment

  • Oven

  • Baking tins

  • Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 lb butter

  • 1/2 lb brown sugar

  • 1 tbsp browning

  • 2 tsp vanilla

  • 1 tsp almond flavouring

  • 1 tsp lime or orange rind

  • 8 eggs

  • 8 cups pre-soak fruits (prunes, raisins, cherries, etc. in white rum and wine)

  • 6 oz bread crumbs

  • 1 lb baking flour

  • 6 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tbsp mixed spice

  • 1 tsp nutmeg

  • 1 cup brandy

  • 1 cup wine

  • 1/2 cup walnut (optional)

  • 1 tbsp molasses

Instructions

1

Method

Prepare tins by greasing the bottom and sides with shortening and dusting with flour.
2
In a bowl, sift flour and add bread crumbs, baking powder, mixed spice and nutmeg.
3
Beat butter, sugar and molasses until light and fluffy.
4
Mix in browning, vanilla, almond flavouring and rind.
5
Beat in eggs, one at a time, making sure they are well blended. Add pre-soaked fruits.
6
Add flour mixture alternately with brandy and wine.
7
Pour batter into prepared baking tins.
8
Bake for approximately 2 hours at 250 degrees F.

Notes

Yields two 9" round cakes
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