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Lardy Jacks & Johnny Boys

PERIOD: Modern | SOURCE: Contemporary Recipe | CLASS: Not Authentic

DESCRIPTION: Sweet cakes made from English Egg Dough

Lardy Jacks

After first rising of the Egg Dough, knead in the sugar, butter, raisins, & nuts. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thick. Cut into triangles. Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake on greased baking sheet at 400º F until done.

Johnny Boys

Follow Lardy Jacks recipe above, but add 3 Tbs. cinnamon to the sugar. Shape the triangles like a boy with outflung arms (or use a gingerbreadman cookie cutter).

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