Small Sugar Cakes of Various Kinds

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      20 min

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Rich: to each lb. of flour, butter, ½ lbs.
  • sugar, ¾


To make very sweet rich sugar cakes mingle, first working it very small with the fingers, half a pound of butter with each pound of flour: if more than this proportion be used the paste will be too soft to permit the addition of the proper number of eggs. Next, blend thoroughly with these three-quarters of a pound of dry sifted sugar, and the grated rinds of two small fresh lemons (for lemon