This is another Colonial Williamburg, VA recipe. But it is served in the Raleigh Tavern Bake Shop. Cream the butter and sugar, well. Add eggs, lemon and orange extract. Sift together dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and cinnamon). Add dry ingrdients to creamed mixture. Using wax paper take the reserved 1 Tbsp. of flour and add to the currants to coat them. Then fold the currants into the above creamed and floured ingredients. Mix well together. Bake in greased and floured bread loaf pan, at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Can be made in greased and floured bunt pan also, which would be baked for 1 hour or less. Cool in Pan 10 minutes and turn out onto cake rack. NOTE - Taste better as it ages the 2nd or 3rd day.
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|Serving Size: 1 Cake (2114g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Cake|
|Calories from Fat: 2802 (56%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 311.3g||415 %|
|Saturated Fat 155.8g||779 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 95.6g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 25.2g|
|Cholesterol 5775.6mg||1777 %|
|Sodium 6417.3mg||221 %|
|Potassium 2682.2mg||71 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 379.9g||112 %|
|Dietary Fiber 17.8g||71 %|
|Sugars, other 362.1g|
|Protein 187.2g||267 %|
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Calories per serving: 5038
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