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Singin' Hinney

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Category: Breads, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Plain flour
  • 1/4 ts Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1/2 ts Cream of Tartar
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 oz Lard
  • 3 oz Currants
  • Milk


Lightly grease a large thick based frying pan or girdle.

Sift flour, bicarb, cream of tartar and salt into a bowl. Add lard, cut
into small pieces, and rub in with the fingertips until mixture resembles
fine breadcrumbs. Add currants and about 6 tablespoons milk; stir with a
fork until just mixed to a soft dough. Place frying pan over a low heat.

Turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly. Roll out to a circle, 8
inches diameter. Place in frying pan and cook until golden brown on
underside - about 15 minutes. Turn with a fish-slice; lightly press down
edges with the slice and cook on the other side for a further 8 to 10

Remove from pan. Split in half with a sharp knife, spread half with butter,
sandwhich together and cut into wedges. Serve hot.

This is a recipe we picked up when we were living in County Durham -
Northern England. Very popular because it's cheap, simple, filling, and

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