Fine Crisp Cakes

Fine Crisp Cakes

This recipe was recreated from the Elizabethan era with ingredients from today. It tastes so good.
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  • Serves: 9 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Step 2

    Beat butter in a bowl until creamy; add sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk.
  3. Step 3

    Whisk flour, allspice, and turmeric together in a bowl. Sift flour mixture into butter mixture and stir until dough is combined. Press dough into a 9-inch square baking dish. Beat egg white in a small bowl and brush dough with egg white.
  4. Step 4

    Bake in the preheated oven until cake feels firm when lightly pressed in the center, 30 to 45 minutes. Cut into squares while cake is still hot; cool in baking dish.