Tea Cake

Ingredients

2 teacupfuls of flour
1 tablespoon of butter
1 small cup milk
1 egg
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons sugar

Method

Beat the butter and sugar together add milk and egg well beaten lastly flour and baking powder, mix quickly bake in a small cake tin or sandwich tin.

Kisses

 Ingredients

1 teaspoonful of baking power
1egg
½ cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
½ cup of milk
1 ½ cups of flour
1 cup of cornflour

Method

Drop the mixture in spoonfuls on a buttered tin and when baked put together with jam.

Ginger Snaps

(The Australian Women's Weekly, November 2, 1940)

Ingredients

One cup flour
1 teaspoon carb soda
2 teaspoons ground ginger
a little grated nutmeg
1 level teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ cup butter
2 tablespoons golden syrup

Method

Sift flour, soda, salt and spices. Rub in butter. Add syrup (slightly warmed) and mix to a stiff dough. Roll out on a floured board to an eighth of an inch thick and cut into rounds. Place on a greased tin and bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes.

Ginger Nuts

Ingredients

2 tablespoons of Butter or dripping
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon milk
2 tablespoons Treacle
½ teaspoon essence lemon
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon ginger
½ teaspoon cream of Tartar
1 oz soda.

Method

Mix well and roll into small balls. Bake in mod oven.