Vinegar Cake - Baked Eats - Kosher Recipes And Cooking - Food For Shabbat - Homemade
Vinegar Cake. Time—2 hours.
½ lb. flour, 2 oz. butter, ¼ lb. brown sugar, ¼ lb. currants, ¼ teaspoonful carbonate of soda, 1 dessertspoonful vinegar, 1 gill milk, ½ teaspoonful baking-powder, 1 teaspoonful cinnamon.
Mix the flour and butter together, then add the sugar, currants (washed and dried), cinnamon, and baking-powder. Mix together smoothly in a basin the carbonate of soda and the milk, then add the vinegar, and while it is effervescing, mix it quickly with the dry ingredients. Turn all into a greased cake-tin, and bake in a moderate oven about 1½ hour.
Excerpt From The Economical Jewish Cook A Modern Orthodox Recipe Book For Young Housekeepers By May Henry And Edith B. Cohen