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Icelandic Christmas Cake

Icelandic Christmas Cake

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 1 -11 inch loaf pan Change Servings
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  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 3/4 cup butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 3/4 cup milk

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract

  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom flavored extract

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Icelandic Christmas Cake

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 11 inch loaf pan.
  2. Cream the butter or margarine and the sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at time beating well after each one. Stir in the milk, lemon and cardamom flavorings. Stir in the flour and the baking powder.
  3. Sift a little flour over the raisins then stir them into the batter. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 240 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.9 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 146 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe by Gudny Bjorg Kjaerbo

“A good everyday cake (my grandfather loves it).”

Categories:   Holiday Cakes

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