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The Eggless Cake

This recipe is in categories World War 2, Baking, Party food,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: not rated
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Number of servings: 1 cake

This recipe dates from World War 2 and was economical, as it does not use eggs. At the time eggs were rationed.

Ingredients
1 oz = 28.35g

Making and cooking it
  1. Sieve the flour and salt into basin then rub in the margarine
  2. Add fruit and sugar and mix well
  3. Dissolve the saccharin in the hot water
  4. Add this and the milk and water to the dry ingredients
  5. Beat very thoroughly and put mixture into an 8-inch tin that has been greased and dusted with flour
  6. Bake for 1½ hours in a moderately hot oven (Regulo 4-other cookers 380F) on the middle shelf
The above recipe is one from the McDougall's free Wartime Cookery Book.