- STEP 1
pre heat the oven to 150c/fan 140c/gas 2
- STEP 2
put all currants/raisins/sultanas/candied peel/lemon and orange rind in a large bowl, along with the brandy,leave to soak for at least two hours, you can use tea if not using brandy, no milk in tea.
- STEP 3
beat butter and sugar tgether, until pale, add beaton eggs, a little at a time, if starting to curdle, add a little flour
- STEP 4
add all dry ingrediants, to the mixture, add any remaining ingrediants, then mix both wet and dry together,in a large bowl.
- STEP 5
line a 8" round tin, add the mixture, wrap brown paper round the outside of the tin, to stop cake burning, whilst baking, also place a sheet a greasproof over the top, after 1 1/2 hours , turn oven down too 140/130c for another hour or until cooked,