1 lb of strong flour
1 heaped tsp salt
1/2 oz lard or 1 oz butter
1/2 pt lukewarm water
1/2 oz fresh yeast creamed with 1 tsp sugar
- Rub the fat into the flour.
- Add the salt.
- Make the warm water by mixing 4 fl oz hot water with 6 fl oz cold water.
- When the yeast and sugar have become liquid, mix them with the warm water.
- Fling the yeasty liquid into the dry ingredients. (Some moistening ingredients can also be added, such as malt).
- Make the dough and rise and bake it as usual.