10 ozs. SR flour
4 ozs. butter
essence of lemon
Method: Rub butter into flour, beat eggs and sugar together, take pieces the size of a walnut, roll in hands and flatten, dip sides in sugar, and bake in oven for 10 minutes.
Source: The Golden Wattle Cookery Book. Compiled by Ladies of the Kindergarten Committee. In aid of Kindergarten Funds. (Lobethal: 1948), p.75.
Note: sugar omitted from ingredients -
However, see a likely source in the faithful Green and Gold Cookery Book. Containing many good and proved recipes. Seventeenth edition (Revised). Issued by the Combined Congregational and Baptist Churches of South Australia in the interests of King's College (Adelaide, n.d. [?1944]):