To make Ginger-Bread

Method

Take three Quarts of fine Flour, two Ounces of beaten Ginger, a quarter of an Ounce of Nutmeg, Cloves, and Mace beat fine, but most of the last; mix all together, three quarters of a Pound of fine Sugar, two Pound of Treacle, set it over the Fire, but don’t let it boil; three quarters of a Pound of Butter melted in the Treacle, and some candied Lemon and Orange Peal cut fine, mix all these together well; an Hour will bake it in a quick Oven.