Yield: 6 Servings
|\N \N||Pinch mixed spice and ginger|
|4 ounces||Dried fruit|
|\N \N||Pinch salt|
Cream the sugar and fat. Mix in the egg and add the remainder of the ingredients, having desolved the bicarbonate in the milk.
Bake in a greased tin for about ¾ hour in a moderately hot oven.
Gas control, Gas MArk 5 (375F). Alternate:
3 teacupsful of flour; 1 teacupful of butter; 1 teacupful of sugar; 2 teaspoonful of baking powder; 2 eggs; milk to mix; a little dried fruit.
Rub the butter into the flour, add sugar, baking powder and well beaten eggs and milk if necessary - it must be kept fairly stiff.
This mixture is enough to fill two sandwich tins. Bake for 30-40 minutes.
Cut in half, spread with butter and eat hot. Oven control, Gas Mark 5 (375F).