Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs

These are my Nana's recipes. As English, well, as English as my nan herself.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300F (Gas Mark 2) and lightly grease 8" cake pan.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together until light.
  3. Add eggs and mix well.
  4. Stir in flour, grated lemon and orange rind, and mixed spice.
  5. Fold in almonds, and mixed fruits.
  6. Bake for approximately 3 hours.
  7. Remove when done and cool on a rack.
  8. Turn out of pan and glaze top with marmalade.


Most Helpful

Very tasty indeed. I like adding orand & lemon peels to my cakes. Nan had a great one here.

llongoria0 December 08, 2006

great recipe its delicious

Tiina January 05, 2001

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