1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup sugar

1 egg

1/2 cup honey

1 1/4 cups flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ginger

1/2 teaspoon cloves

1/2 cup hot water


2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons honey

vanilla essence


Cream butter and sugar, and add beaten egg.  Add honey, then add flour, soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt (sifted together), add hot water. Beat till smooth, pour into well greased tins, and bake in a moderate oven for 30 minutes. For filling, mix butter, honey, and vanilla essence together and beat to a cream.

To Clean Copper Pans – 2 tablespoons of strong vinegar, and 1 tablespoon of salt. Rub the pan with mixture with a piece of flannel. Wash in clean hot water, and dry thoroughly. (From old pages. Interest piece only)