• prep: 45 min
  • cook: 2 hr 30 min
  • total: 3 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    This recipe from "Irish Traditional Cooking" by Darina Allen is similar to an American fruitcake. Full of tasty candied fruit, raisins, and nuts, the cake is doused with Guinness and set aside to age for one week before serving.

    Ingredients

    • 2 sticks butter (1 cup)
    • 1 cup plus 2 tblsp. light brown sugar
    • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
    • 1 2/3 cups dark raisins
    • 1 2/3 cups golden raisins
    • 1/3 cup candied orange peel
    • 1/3 cup candied lemon peel
    • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
    • 8-12 tblsp. Guinness

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 4233 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 86 g 132.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 66.9%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 676 mg 225.29%
    • Sodium: 592 mg 24.68%
    • Calcium: 509 mg 50.86%
    • Potassium: 4821 mg 137.75%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 20 mg 113.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 816 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 35 g 140.2%
    • Sugar: 591 g
    • Protein: 54 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 22 g
    • Vitamin A 29.3%
    • Vitamin C 2.75%
    • Vitamin D 43.92%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat15
    • Exchange - Fruit28
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs14
    • Exchange - Starch12
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total15 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit7 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total11 oz-eq

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