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[ Jumbles ] Anthony Allaire

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Anthony Allaire

Date: The manuscript is dated 1780-1795. | 1780/01/01 to 1795/12/31

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Food

Ingredients
flour
butter
sugar
eggs
spice

Source: Anthony Allaire. Diary and Order Book.
Institution: New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library | Source Origin: Beverley Robinson Papers | Sublocation: Anthony Allaire. Diary and Order Book. | Reference: S 37A F 19

Description

This is one of several recipes on page 56, which has been pasted into the middle of the notebook. Image courtesy of New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library.


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Transcription

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1 1/2 lb Flour.

1 lb Butter.

1 lb Sugar.

7 Eggs. Spice &c.

Annotations
Jumbles
Defined by the OED as "A kind of fine sweet cake or biscuit, formerly often made up in the form of rings or rolls; now in U.S. ‘a thin crisp cake, composed of flour, sugar, butter, and eggs, flavored with lemon-peel or sweet almonds.’" (Also jumbal)