Cinnamon - Defined

Cinnamon—A spice which may be purchased ground or in stick form, used as a flavoring for cakes, puddings, liqueurs, cordials, syrups, sauces, etc.

Cinnamon Cakes.—Wisk up half a dozen eggs with three table-spoonsful of rose water, add to it a pound of sifted sugur, a dessert-spoonful of powdered cinnamon, nnd a sufficient quantity of flour to make it into a paste; roil it out thin, and cut it iuto whatever forma your fancy may dictate, place them on paper, and bake them. When done, remove them from the paper. Koep them dry.

Cinnamon (Essence of).—This it made by infusing oil of cinnamon in highly rectified spirits of wine, in the proportion of half a drachm of the former to an ounce of the latter.

Cinnamon Wafers — Pound and sift six ounces of sugar, and put it with an equal quantity of melted fresh butter, the same of flour, half on ounce of powdered cinnamon, and a small egg; stir these up in an earthenware vessel, with a sufficient quantity of milk to make it into a thin, but not too clear paste. Make an iron plate quite hot, rub it well with butter, then lay on it a spoonful of the paste; fry it, and when brown on both sides, roll it, still over the hot iron, round a small stick; do this until all the paste is used.

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