- 4 oz (125 g) seedless raisins
- 4 tablespoons whiskey
- 4 oz(125g) candied orange peel,chopped
- grated rind of 1 orange
- 6 oz(180g) butter
- 3 large eggs,beaten
- 4 oz(125 g) plain flour
- 4 oz(125 g) self-raising flour
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Baked Whiskey Cake
1.Preheat the oven to 350°F(180°C).
2.Soak the raisins in the whiskey.
3.Combine candied peel and orange rind.
4.Add to the raisins and mix well.
5.Leave to soak for 10-15 minutes.
6.Cream the butter with the sugar until pale and fluffy.
7.Add beaten eggs a little at time,to creamy mixture.
9.Sift the flours and cinnamon over,add fruit and soaking liquid.
11.Spread the mixture in a greased and lined round cake tin.
12.Smooth the surface and make a slight hollow in the centre.
13.Bake for 1-1½ hours until tender.
14.Cool baked whiskey cake in the tin,then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.