Cooking time: 2 and a half hours
Easy - for beginners
Brush the tin with melted margarine and line the sides adn bottom with double grease proof paper
Sieve together the 15 oz/ 450g of white spelt flour, 1 and a half level teaspoons of mixed spice, 1 and a half level teaspoons of ground nutmeg
3.Place all the cake ingredients together in a very large mixing bowl and mix thoroughly with a wooden spoon umtil well mixed, 3-4 mins
Place the mixture in the prepared tin and smooth out top with a wet spoon
Bake in the preheated oven for 2 and a half hours approx depending on oven at 120 degrees on middle shelf
test the cake by pressing on top with spoon it shouls feel very firm and also with a skewer through the centre of the cake it should come out clean
Once baked leave the cake to cool overnight in its tin and remove all paper and tin the next day
To store your cake wrap it in grease proof paper and then tin foil!
I will put up the icing recipe before christmas when complete!!