Icelandic Christmas Cake

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A good everyday cake (my grandfather loves it).

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Servings:
15
Yield:
1 to 11 - inch loaf pan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ¾ cup milk

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ teaspoon lemon extract

  • ½ teaspoon cardamom flavored extract

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 Facts (per serving)

240 Calories
10g Fat
34g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 240
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 146mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 89mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.