This is a grown-up elevenses or tea, or perhaps even breakfast if you were to be overly indulgent. It was apparently made to mark the end of wheat sewing in Spring. Highly recommended, wheat sewing or not.
250g unsalted butter
250g self raising flour
175g caster sugar
4 tbsp caraway seeds
3 tbsp Milk (Mrs Beeton recommends Madeira or …
… or Nut Crescents. These are German biscuits. Our brilliant neighbour Jane who my daughter said she would like to have as her Mummy if I die (???) said, “They are like a sexy shortbread.” Can you think of a better description? I can’t!
Also, Anna del Conte asked for the recipe after I bought her …
On a cold and crisp day like today when on the school run it took me ten minutes of running the car before I could see out of the windscreen, it is a perfect day for light and crumbly Welsh cakes. Also something your children can easily help you make.
In the words of Granny Dot:
‘1lb of …