1 lb. of Flour.

2 oz. of Butter.

1 teaspoontul of Baking Powder.

A few Currants, if liked. lb. of Sugar. 1 Egg.

Beat the egg in half a cupful of water; mix quickly and thoroughly with the other ingredients. Divide into rounds, which cut into four little cakes each and bake.

Scones For Five O'Clock Tea


2 lb. of Flour. 1 pint of Milk.

4 oz. of Butter or Fat.

1 teaspoonful of Baking Powder.

Mix well together; roll out half an inch thick, and cut with a wineglass. Bake twenty minutes. Cut in two, and butter, and send in hot.