1/2 lb butter

1/2 lb sugar

4 eggs

1/2 lb arrowroot

1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

1 teaspoon cream of tartar



Beat butter and sugar to a cream, add well beaten yolks, add sifted dry ingredients, fold in stiffly beaten egg whites, beat 10 minutes. Bake in a moderate oven for 40 minutes.

Cure For Diarrhoea40 drops of oil of peppermint, 80 drops of laudanum, 1/2 pint brandy. Mix together. Take 1 tablespoonful in the same quantity of water; repeat the dose in 10 minutes. If the symptoms are not relieved, continue taking the medicine at intervals of half an hour. For adults only. This remedy has been successfully used for English cholera. (From old pages. Interest piece only)