Old Traditional Recipes

Recipes enjoyed by the Geordie folk (North East England UK)

1 and a half pound. plain flour
1 pound currants
10 ounces. margerine or other fat
half pound raisins
4 ounces mixed peel
half pound sugar
half teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 pint churn milk or sour milk
half teaspoon mixed spice


Beat fat and sugar to a cream. Add all dry' ingredients, mix with one pint churn milk (or sour milk). Bake for two hours in a moderate oven.

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