One cupful of butter: Judges, Chapter 5, Verse 25;
3½ cupsful of flour: 1st of Kings, 4-22;
2 cupsful of sugar: Jeremiah, 6-20;
2 cupsful of raisins: 1st of Samuel, 30-12;
2 cupsful of figs: 1st of Samuel, 30-12;
1 cupful of dates: Genesis, 24–17;
1 cupful of almonds: Genesis, 43-11;
6 eggs: Isiah, 10-14;
1 tablespoonful of honey: Exodus, 16-31;
A pinch of salt: Leviticus, 2-13;
Spices to taste: 1st of Kings, 10-10;
2 tablespoonful of baking powder: 1st of Corinthians, 5-6;
Follow Solomon’s advice for making a good boy and you will make a good cake: Proverbs, chapter 23, Verse 14.
Method: proceed as in ordinary rules for cake making: fruits and nuts last of all; raisins should be seeded; figs chopped; almonds blanched and sliced; as well floured to prevent sinking to the bottom.
So if you are not too full of Christmas cake, why not give this a go?!