2 lb. Floor. 4 Eggs.

12 oz. Sugar, finely powdered. 1 lb. Butter.

Rub the flour and sugar well into the butter, make into a stiff paste with four eggs, roll to double the thickness of a penny. Bake in a warm oven for twenty minutes.



I lb. Flour. lb. Sugar.

lb. Butter.

A large handful of Ground Rice.

Season with Nutmeg,

Mix ingredients with flour, rub in the butter until it becomes a dough; roll out and cut into shape. Bake in a moderate oven.

Scotch Shortbread


1 lb. Flour.

9 oz. Butter.

Rub well together; roll out and cut. Put pieces of candied peel across each cake. Bake twenty minutes.