Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 cup sugar

  2. 3/4 cup vegetable shortening

  3. 4 eggs

  4. 2 cups sultana raisins

  5. 1/4 cup seeded raisins

  6. 1/2 cup chopped candied citron peel

  7. 2 cups flour

  8. 1 teaspoon baking powder

  9. 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

  10. 3/4 teaspoon salt For Filling and Icing

  11. 1/4 lb. ground almonds

  12. 2 cups powdered sugar

  13. 2 eggs

  14. 1 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Instructions For cake. Cream vegetable shortening and sugar together, add eggs well beaten, flour, baking powder, salt, almond extract, raisins, and peel. Make filling by mixing almonds with powdered sugar, eggs well beaten and almond extract. Line vegetable shorteninged cake tin with paper and place in half of cake mixture, then put in layer of filling, then remaining half of cake mixture. Bake in moderate oven. When cake is nearly baked, place remaining almond paste on top and finish baking. Cake takes from one hour to one and a quarter hours. Sufficient for medium-sized cake.


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