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Queen Cakes


  • 6 ounces of flour
  • 4 ounces of butter
  • 4 ounces of sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • a few currants
  • grated rind of a lemon


Cream the butter.

Mix in the flour, sugar, and eggs, according to directions given in preceding recipe for Pound Cake.

Add the lemon rind, and partly fill small well-greased Queen-cake tins with the mixture.

Sprinkle a few currants on the top of each.

Bake in a moderately quick oven for about a quarter of an hour.


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The Skilful Cook (1905).

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