One pound of flour,
half a pound of butter
worked to a cream,
half a pound of raw sugar,
a cupful of cream,
half a pound of currants,
a teaspoonful of carbonate of soda,
with a little essence of lemon or almond
flavour, or lemon-peel, grated.
Bake in small tins.
Source: Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, Vol iv, 1856-7
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