Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Cream 4oz butter and 4oz sugar together. When white add 2 well-beaten eggs gradually, then small 1/2 cup milk and vanilla last. Add 6oz self-raising flour sifted twice. Bake in a square shallow cake tin for about half an hour in a very moderate oven. Allow to get cold, then cut into uniform squares. Put a fork into each square. Cover with chocolate icing, toss in cocoanut, and decorate with a little piece of chopped nut or cherry. Icing - Sift 1/2lb of icing sugar. Add 2 tablespoons of cocoa dissolved in 2 tablespoons of boiling water, flavour with vanilla. Add a little milk if necessary to bring to a consistency that will just coat. From The Schauer (Pronounced "Shower") Cookery Book Fifteenth impression published by Kemp Place Investments Pty Ltd., Kemp Place, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.