Lardy cake from The British Baking Book: The History of British Baking, Savory and Sweet (page 47) by Regula Ysewijn

  • ground cinnamon
  • Demerara sugar
  • dried yeast
  • raisins
  • lard
  • currants
  • egg yolks
  • candied citrus peel
  • strong white bread flour

Where’s the full recipe - why can I only see the ingredients?

Always check the publication for a full list of ingredients. An Eat Your Books index lists the main ingredients and does not include 'store-cupboard ingredients' (salt, pepper, oil, flour, etc.) - unless called for in significant quantity.

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    Can substitute butter for lard. See recipe for a variation.

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