Take the weight of two eggs in flour and castor sugar. Beat the eggs and sugar together until thick and creamy. Gradually add the flour, previously sifted, and a few drops of lemon flavouring. Mix very lightly. Butter some small tins, and dredge with castor sugar. Drop a teaspoonful into each tin.
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.