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Almond Biscuits (Betty Wilde)

2 oz butter, egg (other for varnish), 2 oz sugar, 1 oz ground almonds, 4 tspn flour, pinch of salt.

Put flour into a basin & make a hole in the middle. Put in butter, sugar & the other ingredients. Work together with the hand until a stiff paste is acquired.
Roll out on a floured board, & with a fancy cutter stamp out into biscuits.
Place on a greased tin & brush over with egg.
Mark a cross with the prongs of a fork, & bake in a moderately quick oven.

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Brandy Snap Rolls (Betty Wilde)

2 oz Margarine
2 oz Sugar
2 oz Syrup
2 oz Flour
tspn Ground ginger
1 tspn Lemon juice

Warm fat, sysrup & sugar in pan until liquid. Stir in sieved flour & ginger & add a few drops of lemon juice mixing well.
Place in spoonfuls on a baking sheet spacing well apart as they spread.
Put into a very moderate oven for 12-15 mins, when they should be golden brown.
Allow to cool a moment or two, remove with knife and roll round a wooden spoon handle.

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Cheese Biscuits (Peter Denton)

lb flour
lb cheese
3 oz butter
1 egg yolk
Cayenne pepper

Grate the cheese, which should be stale and of good flavour, parmesan for
Preference.Mix the flour with the cheese,then lightly rub in the butter, add
a seasoning of cayenne, and form into a paste with the beaten egg yolk. Roll
out and cut into shapes.if too dry add a drop of milk They should be baked in a quick oven for five minute

Temperature 400 f

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Ginger Biscuits (Betty Wilde)

2 oz Butter
1 oz Lard
1 cup Sugar
2 cups Flour
1 tspn Bicarb of soda
1 tspn Ginger
1 pinch Salt
1 tblspn Treacle
2 tblspn Water

Mix to stiff dough. Roll out & cut to shapes.

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Ginger Snaps (Betty Wilde)

4 oz Plain flour
1 oz Fat
1 oz Sugar
tspn Ground ginger
tspn Mixed spice
tspn Bi Carb of soda
1 tspn Vinegar
2 dessertspoons Syrup
1 pinch Salt

Mix all dry ingredients together except soda. Rub in fat & add syrup. Put soda in cup, add vinegar & as it effervesces pour over mixture.
Mix together well keeping as dry as possible.
Roll out to make 24 biscuits & bake for 15 to 20 mins in a moderate (350o) oven.

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