Easy to do and children like making and eating them.



  1. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 6 and line a baking tray with baking parchment
  2. Sift the flour and pinch of salt into a mixing bowl.
  3. Rub in the butter and lard till the mixture looks like fine breadcrumbs
  4. Add the sugar, currents, grated nutmeg or pinch of cinnamon
  5. Beat up the egg with a little milk and mix the whole into a stiff paste
  6. Arrange on the baking tray in rough heaps and on top of each place a piece of candid peel or cherry half
  7. Bake for 20 minutes

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