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Bath Buns, Another Way


  • 1 pound of fine flour
  • 1 pound of butter
  • yolks of 4 eggs, the whites of 2, both beaten light
  • 3 spoonfuls of cream
  • white wine
  • ale yest
  • 1 nutmeg
  • 1 pound of rough caraway seeds


Take the flour, dry it well by the fire, sift it, and rub into it the butter, the yolks and whites, the cream, and the like quantity of white wine and ale yest. Let this sponge stand by the fire to rise; then beat it up extremely well and light with your hand; grate in the nutmeg; continue beating till it is ready for the oven; then add the rough caraway seeds, keeping a few out to strew on the top of the cakes before they are put into the oven.


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The Lady's Own Cookery Book (1844).

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