Thursday, 18 February 2010

Genoa Cake

Genoa Cake
Make Basic or Rich Madeira Cake as above. After beating in the eggs, sugar, lemon peel and vanilla essence (extract), add 8 oz. (1 1/2 cups) currants and raisins, 3 oz. (1/2 cup) mixed chopped peel, 2 tablespoons (2 1/2 T) washed, dried and chopped glace cherries and 1 oz. (4 cup) blanched and finely chopped almonds.

Bake in the centre of a cool oven (300°F, Gas Mark 2) for about 2 - 2 1/2 hours. Leave in the tin (pan) for 15 minutes before turning out on to a wire (cake) rack. Store in an air-tight container when cold.


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