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Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

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  • 2 eggs and their weight in: caster sugar (vanilla sugar if possible)
  • unsalted butter, softened
  • self-raising flour


Preheat the oven to Reg 5/375°. Separate the egg yolks from the whites. Beat the yolks and sugar together in a basin until white and fluffy. Add the butter softened to a creamy consistency, and beat away until the mixture is smooth. Beat in the flour and lemon juice and finally the egg