The Queen’s Tea Cakes

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Appears in

The Scots Kitchen

By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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Mrs. Dalgairns’s Recipe


  • Flour, sugar, salt, butter, lemon, rose-water, eggs


Mix together half a pound of dried and sifted flour, the same quantity of pounded and sifted loaf sugar, the weight of two eggs in fresh butter, the grated peel of a lemon, and a little salt; beat the two eggs with a little rose-water, and with them make the ingredients into a paste; roll it out,