One-half breakfast cupful of extract of malt, one-half cupful of sugar, two tablespoonfuls of water, tablespoonful of butter, one-half teaspoonful bicarbonate of soda, and enough flour to make a fairly stiff dough. Put the malt, sugar, water and butter into a saucepan and beat them gently, stirring well till melted. Cool them, and add one cupful of flour, sifted with the soda, and a pinch of slat… Continue reading
Two layers of thin pastry with a layer of sultanas between and cut into biscuits. Ideal for children’s school lunches. This pastry will make apple puffs. Just cut into 4 inch squares, fill with the apple partly cooked and cooled or chopped very fine, a clove, little cinnamon, or currants added make a change. Turn over the corners, and put the round side on top. Brush over with… Continue reading
One quart of flour, three eggs, three teaspoons sugar, one teaspoon salt, one heaping tablespoon of butter, half a cake of yeast, one cup of milk.
Dissolve yeast in one-third cup of water, pour it into a bowl with the milk and beat in one pint of flour. Cover and set it aside in a warm place to rise; when raised to… Continue reading
Rub 6oz. fresh butter into 1 ¼ lb. flour, stir in ¾ lb. castor sugar and the grated rind of one lemon. Mix well and add four well-whisked eggs and the juice of a lemon. Beat mixture one or two minutes and drop from a spoon on to a buttered oven sheet. Allow room between each spoonful as the mixture spreads. Bake in a moderate oven until pale brown, about… Continue reading
Quarter-pound butter, Continue reading
a good standard mixture Continue reading
a nice addition to al fresco
a nice addition to al fresco Continue reading
simple, easily made Continue reading
Sift together 3 times 2 cups of entire wheat flour, 1 cup of white flour, 2 level teaspoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon of baking powder. With long knife work into flour mixture 2 teaspoons of shortening.
Mix to soft dough by adding 1 cup of milk… Continue reading
Take ½ cupful of flour, ¾ cupful
Take ½ cupful of flour, ¾ cupful Continue reading
make dainty afternoon biscuits.
make dainty afternoon biscuits. Continue reading
Half-pound butter, ¾ lb. castor sugar
Half-pound butter, ¾ lb. castor sugar Continue reading
Rub butter into the flour, into which other ingredients
Rub butter into the flour, into which other ingredients Continue reading
One pound flour, 1 teaspoonful cream of tartar
One pound flour, 1 teaspoonful cream of tartar Continue reading
Mix and sift flour and salt; work in lard
Mix and sift flour and salt; work in lard Continue reading
Cut the butter into the sifted “Presto” with finger tips; add the milk slowly, mixing with a knife. Roll gently on
Cut the butter into the sifted “Presto” with finger tips; add the milk slowly, mixing with a knife. Roll gently on Continue reading
Sift together two cups flour, three teaspoons baking powder, one teaspoon salt, work in four tablespoons butter or lard and when thoroughly worked in add three-quarters of a cup of milk to make a dough. Roll out half an inch thick, cut with cookie cutter, place one on top of the other, brush with milk and bake ten minutes in a medium hot oven.
I often serve… Continue reading
To one quart of flour add 3 rounded tablespoons of lard and about one-fourth cup of water. Add a pinch of salt. Mix the dough, and if it is not quite soft enough add a very little more water.
When the dough is thoroughly mixed either beat it in the old-fashioned way or run it through a rolling machine, which is still better.
The secret of success… Continue reading
3 level cups of flour
3 level teaspoonfuls of Calumet Baking Powder
1 level teaspoonful salt
3 level teaspoonfuls shortening
1 ½ cups milk or water
How to make them:
Sift all dry ingredients together.
Then work in shortening thoroughly. Next add cold milk, or water, mixing to a soft dough. Turn dough onto floured board, or kitchen counter, and roll lightly until ½ inch thick. Cut into biscuits… Continue reading