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Lemonade

The following recipes and household tip are taken from The ‘Allied Forces’ Cookery Book in aid of the Red Cross Fund – Ceylon, November 1917 and, although we have not tested them ourselves, we thought we would share them with you… Lemonade 3 large lemons 250g sugar 1 litre boiling water Peel the lemons very […]

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War Cake

War Cake

This is a traditionally made boiled fruit cake, except that it contains no eggs. Sugar was rationed in January 1918, which would have made this recipe more difficult to produce. It has a very moist texture, full of rich, plump fruit making it a perfect un-iced Christmas cake. Ingredients: 300g dark brown sugar 480ml water […]

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