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Rock Cakes Recipe from 1868 Cookery Book.

Rock Cakes

Half a pound of butter; one pound of flour; half a pound of sugar; forty drops of essence of lemon; two eggs; half a glass of brandy or white wine. Rub half a pound of butter into a pound of dried flour and half a pound of sugar. Mix the whole with two beaten eggs and half a glass of brandy or white wine. Drop the on a baking sheet, and bake for half an hour.Rock Cakes

Crumb Muffin Recipe from 1916 Book

Crumb Muffins

Grate or crumble enough stale bread to fill a cupful. Soak in one cupful of warm milk till quite soft, then add two well beaten eggs, half a teaspoonful of salt, one tablespoonful of melted butter, sufficient flour to make a thick drop batter, and two teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Half fill muffin or cake tins with batter, and bake in a hot oven.

Dainty Almond Cakes for Afternoon Tea from 1916 Recipe Book

Dainty Almond Cakes

A quarter of a pound of ground almonds, a quarter of a pound of castor sugar, two ounces of broken lunch biscuits (grated), the whites of two eggs whisked. Mix these ingredients to a stiff paste. Roll out with castor sugar to the thickness of half an inch. Put into shapes, and decorate with glace cherries

Raisin and Nut Cake from 1916 Recipe Book

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Raisin and Nut Cake.

Cream together one and a half cupfuls of sugar and half a cupful of lard, add one cupful of butter- milk with a teaspoonful of soda dissolved in it. Mix a cupful of chopped raisins and a cupful of chopped walnuts or Brazil nuts in some flour, add to mixture; then add enough flour to make a stiff batter. Bake in bread-tin lined with greased paper.