Grandmother's Christmas Cake

Where is it from?


What's the story?

Helen Wilson, who works for West Gippsland Regional Library Corporation, says, Here is my Grandmother's Christmas Cake Recipe. She was born Annie Weston in Leicester, England in 1885.’

Let's make it  


0.5lb flour

0.5lb currants

0.5lb sultanas

0.5lb raisin

0.25lb peel

0.5lb Demerara sugar

6oz butter and margarine

2oz shredded almonds

Rind of one lemon

3 eggs

0.5 teaspoon bicarbonate soda

Few glace cherries


Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and flour alternately, beat well. Lastly stir in fruit. Bake about 2 hours.