- Butter 1 lb.
- sifted loaf sugar (castor sugar) 1 lb.
- eggs, the yolks of10 and the whites of 5
- flour 1 lb.
- a wineglassful of brandy if liked.
- Cream the butter.
- And then with the sugar.
- Whisk the eggs well together; and
- Add them gradually, adding a teaspoonful of flour between every 3 or 4 eggs to prevent curdling.
- Sieve in the rest of the flour very lightly, and stir but do not beat it in.
- Bake as above.
Time: to bake, in moderately hot oven, about 1½ to 2 hours.