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


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


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.