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Simnel Cake

12 oz self raising flour
6 oz brown sugar
4 oz butter
2 oz lard
1 teaspoon nutmeg
6 oz currants
6 oz raisins
2 oz ground almonds
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
Rum or brandy (optional)
Marzipan

Cream the fats and sugar thoroughly, and in a separate bowl mix
the flour, spices and almonds. Stir the dry ingredients into the
creamed mixture alternately with the well beaten eggs. Mix in the
fruit and two tablespoons of rum or brandy. Put inot prepared tin
and bake in a moderate over (325 F) for 30 minutes, then reduce
the heat to 300 F for further 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

When cool, brush with warmed apricot jam, cover with marzipan and
make balls or egg shapes with some of the marzipan and set them
around the edge of the cake. If more colour is required, brush with
beaten egg white, dust with caster sugar and put in a cool oven
for 30 minutes.

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