for family meals :
recipe comes from the web site of Debbie and Trev Jones
who live in Birmingham, England and have put their website
together in the hope of finding find out about their
Jones ancestors from the UK. The Jones ancestry dates
back to 1775 and Cardiganshire, Wales. It follows their
forefathers journey to Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan and
some of the achievements they made, particularly in
the world of professional football, for over fifty years.
Although Jones is a common name, this is by no means
a common family.
is one of the Welsh recipes from their site for you
to enjoy. If you would like to take a look at their
web site it is www.joneshistory.com
4oz caster sugar
4 eggs, separated
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 teaspoon grated cinnamon
4oz ground almonds
2oz ground rice
12oz self raising flour
8oz raisins, chopped
4oz currants, chopped
2oz glace cherries chopped
4oz sultanas, chopped
oven to 350°F or Mark 4.
and line a 9 inch tin.
the butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl until
light and fluffy then break in the egg yolks, the
orange rind and the cinnamon.
the ground almonds and ground rice into the flour
and then add this, a little at a time, to the creamed
mixture, alternating with handfuls of the fuit.
well after each addition.
the egg whites until stiff and fold carefully into
the mixture into the cake tin and bake for half an
the heat to 325°F or Mark3 and cook for approximately
2 more hours. The cake is cooked when a skewer pushed
into the centre comes out clean.
in the tin then turn out on to a wire rack. Leave
until quite cold.
and Trev Jones