Yield: 10 Servings
|Grated lemon rind
|Sifted cake flour
|Coarsely chopped unblanched
|Chopped mixed candied peel
Grease a l0-in. tube pan (one with a solid bottom is best) and line bottom and sides with greased heavy brown paper. Heat oven to 350'F.
Beat butter and sugar together until fluffy. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in lemon rind and juice.
Add flour, l cup at a time. Stir in fruit and nuts. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry and fold into first mixture. Spoon into prepared pan and bake about l hr. and 15 min. or until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean. Let stand in pan l0 minutes, then remove from pan, strip off paper and cool. Wrap in aluminum foil and store 2 days before cutting.