serve quickly

1 lb. flour, 3 or 4 small potatoes, 1 oz., sugar;’ ¾ cupful milk, 1 oz. beef drippings or butter, ¾ teaspoonful bicarbonate of soda, 1 ½ teaspoonfuls cream of tartar, a pinch of salt. Beat the dripping with the sugar, then add the potatoes, which must first be boiled and mashed dry. Mix well, add the milk, and stir into a creamy mixture. Then add the flour, sifted with the soda and cream of tartar. Roll out thin and cut into shapes. Bake in a hot oven, split open whilst hot, butter, and serve quickly.