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Shearing Cake

Sift the flour into a mixing bowl; rub in the butter. Add salt, baking powder, sugar, lemon zest and caraway seeds. Stir in milk and beaten eggs. Mix well. Pour batter into a greased cake tin or loaf pan; bake at 325-degrees F for thirty minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 300-degrees F, and bake for another two hours.


*About Shearing Cake: Welsh Shearing Cake is also known as Harvest Cake. Sheep-shearing is a major social occasion in Welsh rural life. Welsh Shearing Cake, with its caraway seed flavor, is traditional to shearing-time. [Data source: Recipes from Wales].


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