GUYANESE BLACK CAKE Edit
- 1 1/2 lb. flour,
- 1 lb. butter,
- 1 lb. dark Sugar,
- 1 1/2 lb. Raisin,
- 1 1/2 lb. prunes,
- 1 doz. eggs,
- 1 lb. walnuts,
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder,
- 1/2 bottle fruit juice.
- Soak fruit in the fruit juice for a month. Grease and doubly line an 8" cake pan. cream Sugar and margarine. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each egg.
- Add fruits and stir well. Sift flour, baking powder and mix together. Fold flour into liquid ingredients, a little at a time. Mix to a soft dropping consistency (using more fruit juice if needed).
- Add 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and vanilla. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake in a slow oven at 300 degrees for 2 hrs.
- Sprinkle fruit juice over cake immediately after it is baked. Repeat 3 or 4 times.
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