Steak Roll 1954

Take 1lb of Stewing Steak, 2oz Dripping, 3 tblsp breadcrumbs, 1oz suet, 1 egg, Juice of half a lemon, Salt & pepper Have the steak cut in one piece. Make a stuffing from the breadcrumbs, suet, egg, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Lay the stuffing on the steak, roll up and tie loosely. Heat the dripping on a baking tray, add the meat and cook in a moderate oven for 1½ hour. Serve with gravy. Read more......

Treacle Toffee 1953

Take 1 lb treacle, 1 lb sugar, ½ lb butter. Put butter in pan with a few drops of water, add sugar then treacle, stirring gently until dissolved. Boil for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Pour into a well-buttered tin and mark into squares before it cools. Wrap each piece in waxed paper.

Granny's Treacle Scones 1958

Take 8oz self raising flour, good pinch of salt, half teaspoon each of cinnamon, ground ginger and mixed spice, a heaped tablespoon of castor sugar, one and a half oz butter or margarine, 1 tablespoon treacle, 1 tablespoon syrup, 2 small eggs and milk. Read more......

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