Spice Cake

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 8 oz. plain flour
  • teasp. salt
  • 3 oz.


Grease a 6-in. cake-tin and line the bottom with greaseproof paper.

Sift flour, salt and spice into a bowl, cut in fat with a round-bladed knife, then rub with fingertips till quite fine. Add sugar and baking-powder. Mix with egg and milk to a soft dropping consistency. Put into the cake-tin an