"A versatile ingredient for baking and cooking, Grace Browning combines water, caramel and salt, with a small amount of sodium benzoate as a preservative, to bring the sweet crispness of caramel to your favorite dishes. (4.8…"
"Here we go....
This recipe is referred to as a 1 lb fruit cake*
1 lb butter
1 lb sugar
4 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder to each cup of flour
1/4 lb bread crumbs
1 tsp cinnamon** or as needed
1 tsp mixed spice** or as needed
"I simply make my cakes in layers. I sandwich using jam (very thin spread). works like a charm and I make good ole Jamaican fruit cake. Nice and fruity and laced with wine and brandy (but not till the wine decides that it has no where to go but…"
"Guessing that it is a traditional fruitcake, it will be 2.75-3 inches deep... to make a 4inch deep cake you will have to increase the mixture by another third ...
Why 4inches deep? As the cake batter is so thick, you run the risk of the it drying…"
Do you mean 12" long and 4" wide, ie an oblong, or do you mean 12" square and 4" high? If you mean the oblong shape, then I think I would use the same as a 7" square, as that represents the equal…"
Do you mean 12" long and 4" wide, ie an oblong, or do you mean 12" square and 4" high? If you mean the oblong shape, then I think I would use the same as a 7" square, as that represents the equal amount of area, I think. 12 x 4 = 48, 7 x 7 = 49. A member called Les Brown, has posted some very helpful amounts for a really delicious fruit cake in all sizes. Follow this link to his post and see if any of that helps you - http://www.cakeswebake.com/forum/topics/weights-and-sizes-chart-for-les-best-ever-english-fruit-cakes
If all else fails, try posting a discussion (click on the Discussion link on your home page to start) and ask the question.
Hi Denise, welcome to CWB. I hope you enjoy being a member as much as I do, there are some great people here from all over the world. All are always willing to help, encourage and offer advice whenever you need it.
I see you are in Middlesex - whereabouts? I am in Harrow.
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