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Sally Lunn Museum.

"The Sally Lunn derives its name from the inventor and original maker, who was an expert in all things concerning the cookery of the latter half of the 18th century. Among other delicacies this lady of genius and happy resources invented, the piece de resistance was this tea-cake. In all the great tea fights the Sally Lunn occupied the place of honour on a silver dish. It was an expensive cake, and made of various sizes according to the party. Composed of fine flour, mixed carefully with new milk, then raised, and so baked as to leave the "heart" perfectly soft, and whilst hot cut into "rounds" and buttered ad libitum. If it be less popular than of old, it is probably due to the fact that modern digestions are not equal to those of our great-grandmothers, certainly not to the invention of a greater luxury." Extract from "Street-lore of Bath" (Open Library)

Sally Lunn's House,
4 North Parade Passage,
Bath BA1 1NX

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