gill Tepid Water . . . .
White of Egg ....
dessertspoonful Oil. . . .
Total Cost - 1½d. Time - 5 Minutes.
Sift the flour into a basin, pour over it the oil, then the water, and beat into a smooth batter; stand away for an hour, if possible in a cool place. Whip the white of the egg to a stiff froth, and stir it in, and it is ready to use. This batter is useful for fritters and many dishes both sweet and savoury.