Fruit Cake

Preparation Time:10 minutes
Cooking Time:2 hours
Time Until Ready:3 hours


1/2 pound of butter
1/2 pound of sugar
1/2 pound of sultanas or currants
1/2 pound of candied peel
1/2 pound of flour
1/2 a grated nutmeg (or use ground nutmeg)
A few chopped almonds
Juice and chopped rind (all) of 1 lemon
2 eggs
A little milk


Delicious with a cup of tea after you've been out working in the garden.

Source: Adapted from Mrs. Beeton's Family Cookery >> RECIPES >> CAKES >> Fruit Cake