This is a good recipe for Christmas and very different to our North American one. Originally submitted to

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1 tube cake


Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • Whisk together the flours, baking powder, and spices.

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter or margarine with the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the honey, orange liqueur, sour cream, and orange juice. Beat the flour mixture into the creamed mixture, and then stir in the raisins and almonds. Turn batter into a greased and floured tube pan.

  • Bake cake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 80 minutes, or until it tests done with toothpick. Transfer to a rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

453 calories; protein 6g; carbohydrates 66.3g; fat 19.3g; cholesterol 71.7mg; sodium 235.5mg. Full Nutrition

Reviews (1)

Rating: 5 stars
My husband and kids loved this bread! I substituted applesauce for the butter and egg beaters for the eggs, it was just delicious! I also cooked it in two loaf pans, so I'd be able to share! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
One word, delicious! I really like spicy cakes like this one! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Simple and easy batter to make. I am not a baker and found this extremely easy to recreate. i even replacing the orange liqueur with red wine and turned out fantastic. Total time to prepare and bake less than 2 hours. Got me girlfriend in a good mood when she was experiencing a terrible day Read More