Chrissy’s Kitchen – Jamaican Christmas Cake

Jamaican  Christmas Cake6 ounces or 1.5 cups flour

8 ounces margarine or butter

8 ounces sugar

4 eggs

1 pound raisins

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Half teaspoon mixed spice

Half teaspoon salt

4 ounces mixed peel

4 ounces cherries

Half pound prunes (chopped)

1 cup wine/brandy

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon vanilla

Finely grated rind of 1 lime/lemon

2 tablespoons browning

Cream the butter, sugar, and browning until soft and fluffy. Sieve all the dry ingredients together. Beat the eggs and wine/brandy together and add to the creamed butter and sugar. Add fruits and then fold in the flour mixture, ensuring you do not over beat when mixing. Bake at 350°F for 1.5 hours. Yield: one 9-inch round cake.

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