Cornish fairings

Cornish fairings
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 34
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 793.1
  • Total Fat: 28.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 64.2 mg
  • Sodium: 373.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 127.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 9.5 g

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Old type of gingerbread Old type of gingerbread
Number of Servings: 34


    24 cups flour
    6 cups superfine sugar
    4 cups butter
    1 cup lard
    2-1/2 cups lemon peel
    3 cups golden syrup (light corn syrup)
    1/8 pint water
    1/1-4 tbs ground ginger
    1-1/2 tbs pumpkin pie spice


Rub butter into flour. Mix the spices with the sugar. Mix water with soda and bring to a boil. Slowly pour water mix into syrup. Add Lemon peel. Mix this into boutter & flour add spice & sugar mix. Roll out on a floured surface to 1 inch thickness. Cut into strips or rounds. Bake in a warm over (aprox 350) until done. about 12 minutes.
Makes about 34 dozen small cookies.

Number of Servings: 34

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CELTIC_WITCH.

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