Great Fire of London Cakes

Date: 16th Nov 2020 @ 3:39pm

Today we baked some 17th Century cakes using this (if you want to replicate at home), we used raspberry juice instead of sherry. 

http://cookit.e2bn.org/historycookbook/964-fire-of-london-cakes.html

The recipe we used -

Each pair will need (makes approx 6 cakes):

150g flour (Thomas Farriner wouldn't have used a raising agent so we used plain)

75g sugar

150g currants

75g butter

1 egg yolk

pinch of nutmeg

1 table spoon of milk

1 table spoon of raspberry juice

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