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Singing Hinny

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A real Singing Hinnie would never traditionally be cut before baking. Best eaten hot. A mixture of sour cream and milk can also be used.


Serves: 6-8

  • 4 ounces all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ounce butter
  • 1 ounce lard
  • 14 ounces currants
  • sour milk


Singing Hinny is a community recipe submitted by Crafty Cookie and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Sieve together flour, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl.
  • Rub in the fats to make fine 'breadcrumbs'.
  • Add currants and mix. Mix to a soft dough with the sour milk.
  • Turn onto a floured board.
  • Roll into a round 7" - 8" thick. Cut into halves or quarters for easier handling.
  • Heat a girdle (griddle) and grease it, suet is best.
  • Bake for about 3 minuets on each side or until pale golden brown and firm.
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