225 g/8 oz/1 cup butter or margarine,
softened
225 g/8 oz/1 cup caster (superfine) sugar
4 large eggs
225 g/8 oz/2 cups plain (all-purpose) flour
A pinch of salt
350g/12 oz/2 cups currants
350g/12 oz/2 cups sultanas (golden
raisins)
175 g/6 oz/1 cup chopped mixed (candied) peel
100 g/4 oz/1 cup glace (candied) cherries, quartered
Grated rind of 1/2 lemon
50g/2 oz whole almonds, blanched |