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Sand Cake

Leicestershire, Gloucestershire

Sweet loaf-form soda-raised cake made using wheatflour and cornflour, iced.

Original Receipt from 'The British home cookery book' by May Byron (Byron 1914)

SAND CAKE (Gloucestershire)

Weight of two eggs in butter, sugar and cornflour (Colman's is the best for this recipe), one teaspoonful of baking-powder. Bake in a moderate oven. Pour over a little water or lemon icing. Just warm two or three tablespoonfuls of icing or castor sugar, wetted with about a tablespoonful of lemon juice, and pour over cake.

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