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Diet Bread Cake

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Whipped-egg sweet sponge cake baked in a hoop shape (Mollard 1802, Eaton 1822).


Original Receipt in 'The Art of Cookery Made Easy and Refined' By John Mollard (Mollard 1802)

DIET BREAD CAKE.
Take nine eggs and sifted sugar of their weight; break the whites into one pan the yolks into another; then whisk the whites till of a solid froth, beat the yolks, and whisk them with the whites; add the sugar with the weight of five eggs of flour, mix all well together, put in a few carraway seeds, and bake it in a hoop.




Original Receipt in 'The Cook and Housekeeper's Dictionary' by Mary Eaton (Eaton 1822);

DIET BREAD. Beat nine eggs, and add their weight in sifted sugar, and half as much flour. Mix them well together, grate in the rind of a lemon, and bake it in a hoop.




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