1

lb. Flour.....

2d.

8

oz. Dripping .

1d.

6

oz. Sugar.....

1

teaspoonful Caraway Seeds .

d.

1

Egg . . .

1d.

2

teaspoonsful Baking Powder .

1d.

1

gill Milk or Water .

Total Cost - 6d. Time - One Hour and a Half.

Sift the flour into a basin and rub in the dripping; carefully stir in the sugar, baking powder, and caraway seeds.

Beat up the egg and milk or water, and mix the dry ingredients into a dough; beat for two or three minutes. Turn into a cake tin which has been well rubbed with dripping, stand on a baking sheet and place in a moderate oven. Bake for one hour and a half or longer, test it by running a skewer right through the centre; if it comes out clean the cake is done. Turn it out of the tin carefully and stand on a sieve till cold.