Eggless pancakes
Pershore WI

Eggless pancakes

Eggs and flour became increasingly scarce by early 1917, and where they could be found, they were expensive.  Consequently, newspapers and women’s magazines published a range of recipes suggesting substitutes to make these precious ingredients go further. “Take half a pound of flour, one teaspoonful of Borwick’s Baking Powder and a little salt. Mix well in … Continue reading

Eggless Sponge
Pershore WI

Eggless Sponge

During World War One, eggs were collected and sent to feed the servicemen abroad.  As a consequence, housewives had to adjust their usual recipes to accommodate their lack. Eggless sponge was an easy treat to make, and could be livened up with a smear of jam or a sprinkling of dessicated coconut if any was … Continue reading