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Piped soft pastry fingers with lemon flavouring, iced. Known only from 'Vine's Shop Goods.'

Original Receipt from 'Saleable Shop Goods for Counter-Tray and Window:' by Frederick T Vine (Vine 1907)

No. 86.- Hastings Favourites.

1 lb. butter;    1lb sugar
1 ¼ lbs flour;    8 eggs
Milk;    Volatile
Essence of lemon.

Mode, - Cream up the butter and sugar, adding the eggs in the usual manner; add a few drops of essence and just as much volatile as you can lay on a sixpence without spilling, mix in the flour with a little milk; put the mixture into a savoy bag having a large tube, and lay out on to paper in cakes 3 ½ ins. long, and about 1 ½ ins. wide. Bake in a warm oven to a nice golden colour. When done, take from the paper by damping, and ice over the flat side with a little Fondant Icing (No. 5), flavoured with a little oil of lemon. Sell at 1d. each.

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