1/2 lb Butter
1 1/2 cups Flour
l teaspoon Baking Powder
1 cup Raisins
3 teaspoons bitters
1 t/sp vanilla
1/2 cup mixed peel
1 cup prunes (1/2 cup almonds optional)
1/2 cup rum,
1/2 cup port,
1/2 cup whiskey,
1/4 cup colouring.
( For those who know how to make colouring do so,if not buy the
commercial type which usually is very good).
The day before put the dried fruits to soak over night.
Put the fruits in blender to crush.
Cream butter and sugar.Do not wait for sugar to
dissolve completely ,before adding eggs.
Add eggs one at a time, add 1/2 of the
flour, b/p then fruit, add remaining flour,
bitters,vanilla and colouring.
Bake in a slow oven 300 degrees.
Grease and line tin before putting batter in.