Currant Cake

Flour, 1 lb.;

Butter, ½ lb.;

Sugar, ¾ lb.;

Currants, ½ lb.;

Eggs, 4;

Cinnamon, 1 teaspoonful;

Baking soda, ½ teaspoonful;

½ a Lemon.

Mix together one pound of flour, half a pound of butter, three quarters of a pound of sugar, half a pound of currants (well washed), four eggs, one teaspoonful of cinnamon, half a teaspoonful of soda dissolved in hot water, half a lemon (squeezed and the rind grated). Line the bake-pans with buttered paper; drop the mixture upon it, and bake quickly.

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