Genevieve's Christmas Cake

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From Genevieve


  • 500g butter
  • 500g brown sugar
  • 10 eggs
  • 1.5kg sultanas
  • 225g glaceed cherries, chopped
  • 500g currants
  • 240g raisins
  • 240g candied peel, chopped
  • 620g flour
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon almond essence
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 1 cup brandy extra


butter and sugar, add eggs one at a time and beat well. Add dried fruit,
essences and flour. Pour into a lined large cake tin. Place in a cold oven
and turn heat to 140 C cook for 5 hours. Remove from oven and pour over
second cup of brandy.


The recipe above has been supplied by a member of the public and has not been individually tested by Helen Jackson. Helen Jackson does not accept any liability in relation to publication of this recipe.

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