Time: 1/2 to 3/4 hour

Sufficient for 3 or 4 persons

  1. 1/2 breakfast-cupful of sugar
  2. 1 breakfast-cupful of rich sour cream
  3. 2 breakfast-cupfuls of flour
  4. 1/2 teaspoonful of carbonate of soda
  5. honey to taste
  • Mix the sugar and cream together
  • Dredge in the flour, with as much honey as will flavour the mixture nicely
  • Stir it well, that all the ingredients may be thoroughly mixed;
  • Add the carbonate of soda
  • Beat the cake well for another 5 minutes
  • Put it into a buttered tin
  • Bake it from 1/2 to 3/4 hour, and let it be eaten warm

  • Source: The Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton (1859)

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