Fine Crisp Cakes
This recipe was recreated from the Elizabethan era with ingredients from today. It tastes so good.
- Serves: 9 persons
- ¾cup butter
- ½cup white sugar
- 1egg, separated
- 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
- ½teaspoon ground allspice
- ⅛teaspoon ground turmeric
Step 1Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
Step 2Beat butter in a bowl until creamy; add sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk.
Step 3Whisk 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.
Step 4Bake 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.