Where is it from?
Papers of Bessie Sherrie, 1891-1935, from the State Library of NSW. (Ref: MLMSS 3720 ADD-ON 1819/Box 01/ Item 2)
What’s the story?
This recipe comes from a book of recipes and knitting patterns, 1891-1835, compiled by Annie Elisabeth ‘Bessie’ Sherrie (nee Hunter). Presented by her daughter, Heather Hunter Sherrie (b. 1891), librarian and past staff member of the Public Library of NSW, in 1983-1985.
Let’s make it
1 Tablespoon butter
½ cup sugar
1 cup Self Raising Flour
A little milk
Beat butter and sugar to cream. Add well-beaten egg, then milk and flour. Put ½ in dish, layer with cold stewed apples with another layer of cake batter. Bake in moderate oven.
Serve with custard or cream as pudding.
MLMSS 3720 ADD-ON 1819/Box 01/ Item 2: Papers of Bessie Sherrie nee Hunter (Heather Sherrie's mother) - wedding certificate, correspondence, diary, book of recipes and knitting patterns, 1891-1935.