This section of the book is from the "Household Companion: The Model CookBook" book
One heaping pint flour, one teaspoonful baking powder, one teaspoontul salt, butter half size of an egg, one teacupful water. Bake fifteen minutes.
One cupful sour milk, one-half teaspoonful soda, one tablespoonful sugar, pinch of salt; add Graham flour to make stiff batter. Drop in greased gem pans and bake quickly. This amount makes eight gems.