My Aunt [illegible] Seed [K]ake

Item

Title

My Aunt [illegible] Seed [K]ake

Creator

[illegible], Aunt

Date

1694/1795

Description

A recipe for making cake using caraway comfits, a sweetmeat preserved with sugar that includes a caraway seed.

Transcript

My Aunt [Nevils] Seed Kake
Take [illegible] [strikeout] [inserted above: one] pound of floore [strikeout] [inserted above: one] pound of butter - Rub them well to gether take 4 spounefuls of os sweet Creame 4 spounfuls of [East] 4 Egs - take out 2 of ye Whites mix it in to paste & set it to ye fire to Rise an houre take half a pd of Caraway Comfits & mix i[tt] well with ym butter youre pan [is] bake itt an houre will Bake itt - -

Contributor

Caylor, Karmen
Stevens, Jen
Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

Rights

Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

Identifier

55

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