All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Pork Cake
 
What You Need:            (To Make: 1 cake)
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  • 1 pound salt pork
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 pint boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1 breakfast cup molasses
  • 1 pound currants
  • 1 pound raisins
  • 1 breakfast cup jam
  • pound candied peel
  • 4 breakfast cups flour
  • pound chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 beaten egg yolks
  • 2 stiffly beaten egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon ground doves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind

  • How To Cook:
    1. Clean and pick over the fruit.

    2. Mince or dice the pork very finely, discarding any bits of lean meat.

    3. Cover with boiling water and leave to stand for 5 minutes.

    4. Add the molasses, jam and bicarbonate, and stir until the molasses is well dissolved.

    5. Add the egg yolks, sift the flour with the spices and add this to the cake mixture alternately with the fruit and nuts.

    6. When these ingredients are well blended, add the finely chopped peel and the lemon rind.

    7. Lastly, fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.

    8. Line two oblong cake tins, roughly 8 inches by 3 inches, with greaseproof paper and pour the cake mixture into them.

    9. Bake in a very slow oven (275F) for 2 hours.

    TIP:
        The cakes are better stored for a week or two before eating.
     

     
     
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