Flour, 1 1/2 pounds, Sugar, 1 1/4 pounds, Butter, 3/4 pound, Eggs, 4, Milk, 1 pint,

Soda, 1 (large) half-teaspoon, Cream of tartar, 1 half-teaspoon, Brandy, 1 wine-glass, Sherry, 1 wine-glass, Raisins, 2 pounds, Currants, 1 pound, Citron, 1/2 pound, Grated nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon,

Ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon, Ginger, 1/2 teaspoon, Cloves, a pinch.

Mix, and bake slowly in a moderate oven. In lieu of the soda and cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon of baking-powder may be used.