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Fine Crisp Cakes

Jenna Arden

"This recipe was recreated from the Elizabethan era with ingredients from today. It tastes so good."
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45 m servings 274 cals
Original recipe yields 9 servings

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Beat butter in a bowl until creamy; add sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk.
  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. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 274 calories; 16.1 g fat; 29.8 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g protein; 59 mg cholesterol; 116 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Nice, very, very nice. I didn't know what this was supposed to be. Is it a cake, a cookie, a bar type dessert? Well, it is a mix of sorts. Crispy on top because of the egg, cake/bar-like in subs...