Old Hartford Election Cake

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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Soften yeast in lukewarm water and add the next four ingredients, mixing well.
  • Set aside to rise overnight.
  • Blend the 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar until light.
  • Add eggs, raisins, citron, lemon rind and lemon juice.
  • Sift remaining 3/4 cup of flour, soda, salt and nutmeg; add to batter alternatively with brandy.
  • Combine the raised yeast batter with the cake batter, pour into a well-greased bread pan and let rise in a warm place about one hour.
  • While the cake is rising, preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Bake for one hour.
  • Mix confectioner's sugar with just enough water to make a thin icing.
  • Cool cake slightly and drizzle icing over the top.
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