• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 30 min
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    This traditional Irish cake uses a porter, such as Guinness, Beamish, or Murphy's, and is a deliciously rich and moist fruit cake. Make it a few days in advance of the celebratory event (it's perfect for St Patrick's Day) if you like, and it will improve even more!

    Ingredients

    • 3 1/2 cups (450g) all-purpose (plain) flour
    • 1 teaspoon grated or ground nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (mixed spice)
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • Pinch of salt
    • 1 cup (225g) butter
    • 1 cup packed (225g) light brown sugar
    • 1 pound (450g) golden raisins (sultanas) or raisins or a mixture of both
    • 3 ounces (75g) chopped candied peel, store-bought or homemade
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 (12-ounce/330ml) bottle porter or stout

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 788 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.15%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 58.95%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 49 mg 16.28%
    • Sodium: 241 mg 10.05%
    • Calcium: 65 mg 6.49%
    • Potassium: 446 mg 12.74%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 19.07%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 115 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.06%
    • Sugar: 54 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 17 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.37%
    • Vitamin C 0.08%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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