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Shrewsbury Cakes

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, well beaten
  • 1 tb Milk or cream
  • 1/2 tb Ginger
  • Grated orange or lemon rind
  • 1/4 ts Baking soda
  • 2 c Cake flour
  • 1/8 ts Salt


Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking soda and ginger. Cream shortening
and sugar. Add eggs and milk. Combine with sifted dry ingredients. Mix
thoroughly. Add orange or lemon rind. Chill overnight. If necessary, add
flour to make a soft roll dough. Turn onto lightly floured board. Roll in
sheet 1/4 inch thick. Cut with floured cutter. Place on slightly oiled
baking sheet. Sprinkle with sugar and caraway seed. Bake in hot oven (425
F) about 10 minutes. 36 servings. Florence Taft Eaton, Concord, MA.

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