Icelandic Christmas Cake

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"A good everyday cake (my grandfather loves it). Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com."

Ingredients

servings 225 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 137 mg
  • 5%

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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Great recipe! I have made a few times! I used 1 tsp ground cardamon and the grated rind of 1 lemon (I can not find cardamon extract) and it tasted amazing! Thank-you!

Great flavor, but what a mess! The very center was still a tiny bit gooey, and the rest was quite crumbly. I doubled the recipe and made two loaves. Maybe I shouldn't have.

This takes quite a while to bake, but it is well worth it. I was amazed that this was one of the more popular cakes I have ever made! More popular than rich chocolate cakes etc. You will be surp...