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Eccles Cake


  • 2 oz. butter
  • 4 oz. brown sugar
  • 2 oz. candy peel
  • 8 oz. currants
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 lb. flaky pastry


    1. Cream butter and sugar, then add other ingredients.
    2. Roll pastry thin and cut into 4-inch rounds.
    3. Put a little bit of mix on center of each.
    4. Wet edges and punch and gather to form ball.
    5. Turn over and flatten until currants show through.
    6. Mark the tops.
    7. Sprinkle with sugar and bake at 400 degrees.

Eccles Cake

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