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Hampshire Drops

Cakes

Small round cakes of soda-raised sweetened white wheat flour with egg, split and the halves adhered with jam.


Original Receipt from the 'Woman's Own Cook Book', Newnes, 1964, with thanks to Margery Nash

Hampshire Drops
4 oz. flour
1 egg
4 oz. butter
A little jam
4 oz. castor sugar
4 oz. cornflour
A little baking powder

Beat butter and sugar until creamy, add egg and beat well, then mix in the other in-gredients except jam. Put in teaspoonfuls on a greased tin. Put two together, when all are baked, with a little jam in the middle. They take 10 minutes to bake in a moderate oven.






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