4 ounces of flour

1/4 pint tepid water

1 tablespoon of salad oil

Mix the oil and flour together, and make into a smooth batter with the water.

Batter For Frying Savories

1/2 pint of milk

2 ounces of flour

1/2 teaspoon of baking powder

Mix the milk and flour very smoothly together, adding the milk a little at a time until it is all used; stir in the salt. The batter must always be mixed at least three hours before it is required or it will not be light. Add the baking powder just before the batter is used, and be careful to mix it very thoroughly.

Batter For Frying Sweets

4 ounces of flour 1 ounce of butter

1/2 ounce of sugar I gill of water

Mix the flour with a quarter of a pint of cold water to a smooth paste. Dissolve the butter in a saucepan; then stir in the flour and the water. Add the sugar last. It is then ready for use.