6 lumps loaf sugar

1 orange

3 oz. butter

6 oz. flour

pinch salt

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon sugar

1 egg

1/2 gill milk



The oven should be heated to 500oF (very hot), rub butter into sifted flour, baking powder, salt, and the 1 teaspoon sugar, bind to a stiff dough with beaten egg and milk and add grated rind of 1 orange, roll out 1/2 inch thick, soak loaf sugar in juice of 1 orange, cut dough into rounds, and put some of the loaf sugar on top of each round, bake 8 to 10 minutes.