398. Plain Cake

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

A Shilling Cookery for the People

By Alexis Soyer

Published 1854

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Method

Mix two pounds of dry flour with four ounces of clean dripping melted in a pint of milk, three tablespoonfuls of yeast, and two well beaten eggs, mix well together, and set aside in a warm place to rise, then knead well and make into cakes; flour a tin, and place it in the oven in a tin; carraway-seeds or currants may be added, sugar over.