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English Christmas Cake
1packageyeast, active drydry
1/2cupmilkor sweet red wine
Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in two cups flour and set aside to proof.
Meanwhile, cream butter with sugar. Add sinnamon, coriander, nutmeg, and
caraway seed. Stir in milk or wine. In a separate bowl, beat eggs until smooth
and thick and stir them into the butter mixture alternately with the proofed
yeast mixture. Add remaining flour. Divide the batter between two 10 inch
buttered and floured springform pans. Set in a warm place and allow to rise
until double. Bake in a preheated 350 F. oven for about 1 1/2 hours, or until
the cake is golden brown and tests done in the middle. Cool slightly in pans
before removing to a wire rack. Makes two cakes.
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