A hundred year old recipe from a pioneering family.

mrscattle  (thanks to Nik for photo)

8oz SR flour (250 gm; one cup; or use plain flour plus 2 tsp baking powder)
1 egg
4oz sugar (115 gm; half a cup)
3oz butter (75 gm; 3 tbsp)

Mix all ingredients and shape into small balls, put onto tray and bake in a moderate oven for 10 to 15 minutes or press into trays and cover with golden syrup and crumble mix on top. Cut into slices before cooling. - thanks to Rosy