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Boodle's Cake

Soda-raised white wheatflour cake of 1 lb. flour, 8 oz butter, 8 oz chopped raisins, 2 eggs, sugar and cream.

See also: Boodle's Fool

Boodle's is a Private Members' Club, founded in 1762 by the Earl of Shelburne, later the Marquess of Lansdowne and Prime Minister. The Club was originally located at 49-51 Pall Mall, and moved to its present premises at 28 St. James's Street in 1782. The Club was named after its Head Waiter, Edward Boodle. Members have included the dandy Beau Brummel, the founder of economics Adam Smith, and Winston Churchill.

Boodles Club
Image: John Hawkins

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