I'm writing this on what America calls Thanksgiving Day and
I hope after their day of rejoicing they will sober up and regret the thanks and
giving they have been sending the IRA.
feel obliged to pass on this recipe for a cake sent to me this afternoon by the
The ingredients: One cup of water, one
cup of white sugar and one of brown, four large eggs with speckly brown shells,
a teaspoon of baking soda, a teaspoon of salt smuggled home from Ibiza, a squirt
of lemon juice, lots of nuts (shelled) and a gallon of whisky.
sample the whisky to check the quality and you may also eat some of the nuts.
Take a large bowl.
Check the whisky again to be sure it
has not gone off. Pour one level cup and drink.
Turn on the electric mixer and beat one cup of butter
in a large, fluffy bowl.
Add one teaspoon of sugar and
Make sure the whisky is still OK. Cry another
Turn off mixer.
legs and add to the bowl and chuck in a dup of dried fruit.
on the turner.
If the fried druit gets stuck in the beaterers,
pry it loose with a drewscriver.
Sample the whisky to
check for tonsisticity.
Next, sift two cups of salt, or
something. Who cares?
Check the wiskey for flavur.
sift the lemon juice and strain your nuts.
Add one table.
Spoon. Of sugar or something. Whatever you can see and find.
grease the oven.
Turn the cake tin to 350 degrees.
forget to beat off the turner.
Throw the bowl out of the
Check the shiskey agin. Go to war.