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                      Honey and Whisky Cake (Scottish)
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6       oz           SR Flour
    6       oz           Butter
    6       oz           Soft Brown Sugar
    3                    Eggs,Beaten
    4       tb           Whisky
                         Grated rind of a small
                         -----BUTTER ICING-----
    6       oz           Icing Sugar
    2       oz           Butter
    2       tb           Clear Honey
                         Juice from the Orange
                         Toasted Flaked Almonds
   :       Set oven to 375F/Gas 5. Grease two 7 inch
   sandwich tins. Cream the butter and sugar together in
   a bowl. Add the orange rind. Beat in the eggs one at a
   time and whisk until the mixture is pale and fluffy.
   Sift in about half the flour and add the wiskey. Fold
   into the mixture. Sift in the remaining flour and fold
   in. Divide the mixture equally Between The two tins
   and smooth the tops. Bake for 20-25 minutes until
   light golden. Turn out on to a wire rack to cool.
   :       To make the icing, put the butter into a
   mixing bowl. Add the honey and one tablespoon of the
   orange juice. Sift in the icing sugar slowly and work
   the mixture gradually until the ingredients are
   combined. Sandwich the cakes together with half of the
   buttercream. Smooth the remainder over the top of the
   cake and decorate with the toasted almonds. :
   :: From the booklet Scottish Teatime Recipies :: Typed
   in for you By Ray Watson
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