posted by Angel 10-30-100 4:13 PM
2 cups self raising flour
1/4 tsp. mixed spice
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup castor sugar
2 tbsp. sultanas (white raisins) seedless
2 tbsp. currants
1 tbsp. mixed peel
1 egg -- beaten
1/2 cup milk.
Preheat oven to 220°c(425°f).
Sift flour and spice together, rub butter into flour(with finger tips), add sugar, fruit and peel. Mix with enough milk to form a stiff dough.
Place spoonfuls of mixture on a greased oven tray (cookie sheet) and bake until golden brown,10-15 minutes, cool on a cake cooler (wire rack).
Makes around 24. Cut in half and spread with butter.
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