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Mary Sparks (My grandmother)

  • 2 cups (475 ml) flour
  • 4 tsp (20 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) butter
  • 2 eggs
  • scant 1/2 cup (125 ml) cream
  • egg white
  • cinnamon-sugar mixture
  • dates
  • Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  • Work in butter.
  • Add 2 eggs and stir in a little less than 1/2 cup (125 ml) cream.
  • Roll out thick on floured board and cut.
  • Brush with egg white.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Can add cut up dates, raisins, nuts or whatever you want.
  • Bake in fast oven.
Another of the recipies my grandmother brought with her from England. Always one of my favorits.

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