British Recipes > Bosworth Jumbels Leicestershire

How to make Bosworth jumbels:
This recipe is said to have been picked up on the battlefield of Bosworth, having been dropped by Richard III's cook.


2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
12 tablespoons butter
1 large egg
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- Beat the sugar and butter together well.
- Stir in the egg.
- Add flour and mix thoroughly.
- Shape pieces of the mixture into the form of an S and place on a hot greased tin.
- Bake in a moderate oven 150oc/325of/gas mark5 until brown.