Christmas Rum Cake Recipe

4 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp mace
1/4 tsp cloves
11/4 cups brown sugar
19 oz can fruit cocktail, drained
1/3 cup strong coffee
1/4 cup molasses
9 eggs
1 Ib butter
4 oz dark rum
1 pkg raisins
1 cup currants
2 apples, peeled and chopped
2 oranges, peeled and chopped
8 oz red cherries
8 oz green cherries
1 cup walnuts, chopped
8 oz mixed peel
1 cup dates, chopped
8 oz mixed fruit


Mix all dry ingredients together; add to fruit.… Read the rest

Christmas Old Time Pork Cake Recipe

1 cup finely ground salt pork
1 cup hot strong coffee
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon each of allspice, nutmeg and cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs, well beaten
2/3 cup molasses
3 cups sifted Flour
2 cups raisins
1 cup currants
2 cups mixed peel

Place pork in a bowl and pour hot coffee over it.… Read the rest

Dark Fruit Cake Recipe

2 cups brown sugar
2 cups hot water
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup dates, chopped
1 box raisins
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp mace
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 beaten egg
2 tsp baking soda
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup chopped cherries
1 cup mixed fruit
1 cap full rum or brandy
1 cap full lemon almond extract
1 cap full vanilla

In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar, hot water, butter, chopped dates, raisins, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, mace, nutmeg.… Read the rest

Blueberry Upside Down Cake Recipe

3 tablespoon butter
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 3/4 cups fresh blueberries
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 1/3 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon cloves
1/4 cup margarine
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Melt butter in an 8-inch square pan.… Read the rest

Blueberry Cake Recipe

2 cups flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup shortening
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup milk
2 cups Newfoundland Blueberries
2 tsp. sugar

Topping:

1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter

Directions: Cream sugar, shortening, egg, and vanilla; add milk; add dry ingredients, spread half the batter, spoon blueberries over batter.… Read the rest