|photo by ana traina ~2012~|
Ingredients are as follows ~ 8 ounces self-raising flour/ 3 ounces sugar/ 1 ounce chopped candied peel/ one egg/ 2 ounces currants/ 4 ounces butter/ 1 pinch of salt/ 1 pinch of nutmeg/ 1 pinch of mixed spice
First, you must sieve the flour in a mixing bowl
Secondly, throw in salt, nutmeg, and spice.
Thirdly, chop up butter and rub it into the flour with the fingers until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Fourthly, add currents, peel, and sugar.
Ffthly, beat egg in a separate basin with a fork, and add to the other ingredients.
Sixthly, mix everything together, adding just a drop of milk if things appear too dry.
Seventhly, grease a baking tin and pile the mixture upon it in small rough-looking heaps.
Eightly, bake for 15 minutes in a noderately hot oven at about 400 degrees F.
And finally, go find a house that fits!
Happy Teaing with Alice to all!