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Ribbon Cake

1/2 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon mace
Yolks 4 eggs
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup milk
1/3 cup raisins, seeded and cut in pieces
31/2 cups flour

5 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup figs, finely chopped
Whites 4 eggs
1 tablespoon molasses

Mix first seven ingredients in order given. Bake two-thirds of the mixture in two layer-cake pans. To the remainder add spices, fruit, and molasses, and bake in a layer-cake pan. Put layers together with jelly (apple usually being preferred, as it has less flavor), having the dark layer in the centre.

  Chocolate Fruit Cake Golden Spice Cake  
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