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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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  • castor sugar
  • syrup
  • butter
  • almonds
  • lemon
  • water


Put into a saucepan four teacupfuls of sugar, three tablespoonfuls of syrup, and one and a quarter teacupfuls of water. Boil for twenty minutes. Add a piece of butter the size of an egg, and boil till the mixture hardens. Flavour with lemon. Blanch four ounces of almonds by throwing them into boiling water for two minutes and removing the skins. Halve them and strew them thickly on the bottom o