Miss Cripps’ Receipt for making Water Cakes



Miss Cripps’ Receipt for making Water Cakes


Mi[j]s Cripps' Receipt for making Water Cakes
Take a pounde & a half of fine flower six ounces of fine sugar beat & [sifted] [illegble] one ounce of Carroway Seeds & as much Salt as wile lay [on the] Point of a Knife rub these well together & mix them into a Paste with a Pint of rich Cream role them out into them sheets & cut them into [illegible] [baked] & lay them on tin sheets to bake first picking them well [onlley] wile blister they will take but little baking just brown all over if they are kept in a dry Place they will keep for ever.


Caylor, Karmen
Le, Vincent


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


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