Sunday, 28 November 2010
Before I forget.
8 oz plain flour
4 oz cornflour
4 oz icing sugar
8 oz firm butter
Oven 3, or C or 350 degrees
Sift dry ingredients in a bowl, slightly soften butter, add, and rub in well, be careful not to let it 'oil'
Knead and blend till a stiff consistency [no liquid required]
Turn on to a floured board and roll out to form two rounds or squares about 1/4 inch thick.
Prick top with a fork and fork mark round edges and sip into lightly greased sandwich or square tins.
Bake in rather slow oven one shelf lower than middle, for 40 minutes till a pale biscuit colour.
Cut carefully into triangles or squares while warm.
Leave in tins till cold, then sprinkle with caster sugar,
This cookery book is over 50 years old and is beginning to disintegrate, but is a mine of info and super recipes.