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                          Paradise Cake (Scottish)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8       oz           Shortcrust pastry
                         Raspberry jam
    4       oz           Margarine
    4       oz           Caster sugar
    1                    Egg, beaten
    2       tb           Chopped glace cherries
    2       tb           Chopped walnuts
    2       tb           Ground almonds
                         Vanilla essence
                         Caster sugar for dusting
 
   Set oven to 350F or Mark 4. Grease an 11 inch x 7 inch
   baking tin. Roll out the pastry on a floured surface
   and use to line the tin. Bake blind for 10 minutes.
   Meanwhile cream the margarine and caster sugar
   together in a bowl. Stir in the beaten egg and the
   cherries, walnuts and almonds. Add the vanilla essence
   and mix well. Spread a layer of raspberry jam over the
   bottom of the pastry case. Spoon the mixture on to the
   jam, level off and bake for 30-35 minutes. Sprinkle
   with caster sugar and leave to cool in the tin. When
   cold cut into squares.
   
   >From the booklet Scottish Teatime Recipes Typed By
   Ray Watson
  
 
 
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