Sultana Cake (Scottish)

Recipe by Millereg
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 Cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cover the sultanas in water and let them soak overnight.
  • Bring the water and sultanas to the boil and then strain off the water.
  • Mix in the butter or margarine while the sultanas are still hot.
  • Mix in the sugar, beaten eggs and almond essence.
  • Sift in the flour and salt and then add in the chopped nuts (if desired).
  • Mix well.
  • Grease an 8" round baking tin and line the bottom with greased, greaseproof paper (vegetable parchment or waxed paper).
  • Pour in the cake mixture and smooth the top.
  • Bake in a moderate oven at 350F for 30 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to 300F until the centre is firm to the touch.
  • Empty cake from the baking tin and store in an airtight container.
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