“My Wedding Cake”

Eva Neufeld. She made her own wedding cake. But not the frosting.

  • 8 eggs
  • 4 c. sugar
  • 2 ½ c. butter
  • 2 lbs. raisins (seeded)
  • 2 lbs. currants
  • 1 lb. mixed peel
  • ½ lb. shelled almonds
  • 1 lb. dates
  • 1 c. syrup or molasses
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 ½ c. sour milk (or a little more)
  • 6 c. flour

Bake 3-4 hours. Optional – cherries, 3 tbsp. jam and a little water.

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