Mrs Bushels Caraway Cake

Item

Title

Mrs Bushels Caraway Cake

Creator

Bushel, Mrs.

Date

1694/1795

Description

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

Transcript

Mrs Bushels Caraway Cake

[inserted left margin: 308 R[x]] half a peck of fine floure 3 pound of swet buter 16 ou[nces] [test loss] to ye[the] pound, and a qrter of a pound & hole pound of cara[way] [text loss] comfits 3 qrters of a pound of suger 10 eges bot ye[the] [text loss] taken oute one pinte of swete creame warmed, [strikeout] y[text loss] Eggs beaten & put to it a pinte of ale yest 4 nutmegs [text loss] 6: spounfuls of roase water, mix ye[the] nutmegs & suger in [text loss] ye[the] floore yn[then] rub ye[the] buter in it [instered above: as] small as you can yn[then] put i[text loss] to it your Eggs & creame and yest to wet it. Of musk an[d] [text loss] amber Grese of each one graine yn[then] put in your Comfits to put it in to your pan and Bake it in a prity quick oven be sure youre yest be very good

Transcribed: Karmen Caylor, 04-11-2017 Last Revised: Jen Stevens, 06/19/2017

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

36

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