Savour the classic charm of Miss Trott’s old-fashioned cookies – a perfect blend of quality ingredients and timeless taste.
Recipe by Miss Gertrude Trott’s, taken from Bermuda’s Best Recipes 13th edition printed in 1986
1 tbsp butter
2 large tbsp brown sugar
1/4 tsp soda dissolved in a little brandy
Cream butter, lard and sugar, add other ingredients and enough flour to make soft enough dough to roll small balls in palms of hands. Place balls on greased baking sheet and press out with cookie presser.
Bermuda’s Best Recipes was first published with 1,000 copies in 1934. A compilation of contributed recipes from Bermudian women, the legendary cookbook continued to be published regularly for many years and in 1986, the 13th edition printed a whopping 15,000 copies. The proceeds went to Warwick Parish to fund many charitable initiatives.