Icelandic Christmas Cake

Icelandic Christmas Cake

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"A good everyday cake (my grandfather loves it)."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 240 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 146 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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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.
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I love Scandinavian cooking, so I couldn't wait to try this loaf cake. I could not find cardamom flavoring and so used 1 tsp. cardamom spice instead. I have made this three times. Once according...

Wonderful cake! I was just in Iceland and had a cake very similar. Thanks for sharing! One tip: don't worry about trying to track down cardamom extract - just use 1/2 tsp cardamom powder inst...

I wanted muffins, so I added a 1/2 t. more baking powder and added milk until the consistency was a little less thick than the original recipe made. I also used currants soaked in tea instead o...