This is a traditional classic, Chocolate Cherry cake. No frills, nothing too fancy and a fifties/sixties classic.
4 oz. whipped fat (margarine or butter?)
4 oz. castor sugar
1 egg yolk
6 oz. Self Raising Flour
4 tablespoons of Milk
quarter of a teaspoon of salt
6 oz. mixed dried fruit
2 oz. glace cherries (cut in half)
1 oz. finely cut angelica
1 oz. chopped walnuts
8 oz. icing sugar
1. Put all the ingredients in a mixing bowl, mix for 1 minute and turn in to a greased 7 inch cake tin.
2. Bake in a moderate oven for about 1 hour
Beat together the egg whites and icing sugar until it stands up in peaks. Spread over cake, decorate with walnuts and cherries.
- One Stage Chocolate Cake (recipevintage.wordpress.com)