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Yield:
one 10-inch cake
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine raisins, currants, cherries, mixed fruit, and ground almonds; set aside.

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  • Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar and lemon rind, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  • Sift together flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in sherry and fruit mixture; mix well.

  • Spoon batter into a waxed paper-lined and greased 10-inch tube pan. Arrange blanched almonds on top of batter. Bake at 325° for 1 hour. Cover pan with foil, and bake an additional hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool 20 minutes in pan. Remove cake from pan; place on wire rack and cool completely.

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Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

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