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Best Recipes For Baking. A Book For The Home | by John William Schroers



It is the object of this book to show in plain language all who are interested how to become successful in the art of baking, and to give such plain, full and complete instructions with each recipe that every person will be sure of success.

TitleBest Recipes For Baking. A Book For The Home
AuthorJohn William Schroers
PublisherThe Hunter Book Company
Year1907
Copyright1907, The Hunter Book Company
AmazonBest recipes for baking
-Preface To Best Recipes For Baking
In no other country or at any other time has the demand for good bake stuffs been so great as it is at the present time in this country. The time has now come whether it be in the home of the humblest...
-Bread - Remarks On Bread Making
In the making of bread-stuffs, there are so many varying conditions to contend with that it is impossible to give any set rule. In fact there may be two mills in a town each making flour from practic...
-Materials Used In Bread Making
To make bread making easier it will first be necessary to give the reader some information on the materials used and to acquaint her with the troubles of bread making so they can be avoided, thereby m...
-Some Things To Avoid When Baking Bread
Although you may have selected a good flour and the rest of your materials may be first class in every respect, it is still possible to make a failure of your bread. Now to avoid making a failure afte...
-Home Made Yeast
Where bread is baked regularly say once or twice a week or oftener you will find this yeast to be a good one. One medium size or two small potatoes. Three tablespoons flour. Three tablespoonful sug...
-Dry Hop Yeast
Take half pound hops and boil in little more than two quarts water until hops begin to sink, put a quart of good flour, one-half cup sugar, one-fourth cup salt in a basin, strain the liquor from the h...
-To Make Bread From Home Made Yeast
Take the home made yeast when ready and mix in enough flour to make a moderately stiff sponge, let rise until blubbers form and break, the sponge will then be ready to make into dough, if the sponge i...
-Dry Hop Yeast Bread
Take one to two yeast cakes, dissolve in one quart of water of the right temperature Now mix in enough flour to make a medium stiff sponge, let rise until light or until you can see blubbers come up a...
-To Make Bread With Compressed Yeast
Take one ounce or ounce and a half, the amount depending on the kind and strength, dissolve in one quart of water that is the right temperature, mix in enough flour to make a medium stiff sponge, mix ...
-How To Bake Salt Rising Bread
One of the most important points to be looked after in baking salt-rising bread is heat. It must have heat from start to finish. If you will make a box with a shelf in it, put the bread on the shelf a...
-Recipes For Baking Rolls
Rolls In making rolls if you will make them at the same time you are making bread you will find it very convenient. You can take a part of your bread sponge and work into any kind of roll, coffee cak...
-How To Bake Ring Rolls
Take one quart of sponge add one-half cup sugar, half cup lard, half a tablespoon salt, mix well, add about one pint water. In adding this water get the dough the temperature you want it, make a stiff...
-How To Bake Parker House Rolls
Make sponge same as for bread, but make it with boiled milk that has cooled to the temperature wanted, when sponge is light. To each quart of sponge add half cup sugar, tablespoon salt, half cup butte...
-How To Bake Coffee Cake
Make sponge same as for bread or rolls, when sponge is light. To each quart of sponge add three-fourths cup sugar, three-fourths cup butter, tablespoon salt, four eggs or seven yolks, mix well, then m...
-Recipes For Baking Biscuits
Tea Biscuits Six cups of flour. Four and a half teaspoons baking powder. Three teaspoons salt. Three ounces lard. Two and a half cups sweet milk. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together, ...
-How To Bake Soda Biscuits
One-fourth teaspoon soda. Two tablespoons baking powder. Half pound lard. One and a half pints buttermilk. Half tablespoon salt. Add flour enough to make the proper dough. Take pan biscuits are ...
-How To Bake Boston Brown Bread
Two cupfuls of corn meal. One cupful of rye meal. One cupful of graham flour. One cupful of white flour. One teaspoon salt. Two tablespoon baking powder. One-half cup molasses. One quart of buttermilk...
-How To Bake Beaten Biscuit
Two pounds flour. One pint milk, more or less. Half pound butter. Tablespoon salt. Rub the butter in the flour, make a hole, add the milk with the salt in it and mix. When mixed beat it out into a...
-Recipes For Baking Doughnuts
Doughnuts With Baking Powder One and one-fourth cupfuls granulated sugar. One-half cup butter. Three eggs. One pint milk. Four cups flour. One tablespoonful baking powder. Cinnamon or lemon fla...
-Baking Pastry General Remarks
Use the very best materials in making pastry. The flour should be of a good quality and free from mould or must. The lard or butter should be good and clean and if the butter is very salty it should b...
-Recipes For Baking Puff Paste
One pound of flour, one pound of good fresh solid butter, two teaspoonfuls baking powder, one egg, a teaspoonful salt, a tablespoonful sugar and a cupful ice water more or less, just enough to make a ...
-Recipes For Baking Tarts
Patties Or Shells For Tarts Roll out puff-paste to about one-fourth inch in thickness, cut out with medium size cutter, take a smaller cutter and cut inside the large cutter leaving a ring. Put in ov...
-Recipes For Baking Pie Crust
Plain Pie Crust Rub into one pound of flour half pound of lard, add a pinch of salt, add enough cold water to make a soft dough, work just as little as possible. Good Pie Crust Rub into one pound o...
-How To Make A Pie
After making the pie dough take a portion of it and lay on well dusted board, dust the dough on top just a little, take rolling pin and rub a little flour on it, make two rolls side ways, then dust th...
-How To Bake A Mince Meat Pie
Mince Meat For Pie Two pounds of apples chopped fine. One and one-fourth pound of washed and cleaned currants. One and one-fourth pounds of lean boiled beef, chopped fine. Four ounces citron. One ...
-Recipes For Baking Lemon Pie
Lemon Pie. No. 1. Boil half cup apples and one cup sugar in one and one-half cupsful of water until apples are soft. Dissolve two tablespoonful cornstarch in a little cold water, stir into cooked app...
-Recipes For Baking Apple Pie
Cooked Green Apple Pie Take as many apples as you wish for your pies, peel and core them, also cut out all defective and rotten places, put in dish, add a little water and put on stove and let cook, ...
-How To Bake Apple Meringue
Take two cups of cooked apples, dried, canned or fresh, mix in one cup sugar more or less, amount of sugar depending on the sourness of the apples, stir in the juice of half a lemon, beat the whites o...
-How To Bake Sliced Apple Pie
Take good sound apples, peel, quarter, and cut out the core, then slice into thin, slices. Line your pie pan with your pie dough, fill with the sliced apple, sprinkle over the apples half cup granulat...
-How To Bake Apple Custard Pie
Take one cupful of well cooked dried, fresh or canned apples, mash and rub through colander, add half cup granulated sugar, more or less, amount depending on the sourness of the apples. Now mix the yo...
-Recipes For Baking Cherry Pie
Plain Cherry Pie Wash and seed enough cherries for one pie, to each cup of cherries take three-fourths cupful sugar more or less, amount of sugar depending on the sourness of your cherries, line pie ...
-Recipes For Baking Various Pies
Raisin Pie Stir and wash two cups raisins, put them into a stewpan, with one and one-fourth cupfuls cold water and three-fourths cupful sugar. Cover tight and let come to a boil, then simmer for fift...
-Recipes For Baking Cream Pie
Cream Pie Three cups cream. Three tablespoonful cornstarch. Yolks of three eggs. One tablespoonful lemon extract. Take cream, cornstarch and yolks and whip together, then put on stove and boil un...
-How To Bake Plain Chocolate Pie
One-fourth of a cupful grated chocolate, one pint of water, yolks of two eggs, (save the whites) two tablespoonful cornstarch or four of flour, half cupful of sugar, and teaspoonful vanilla, dissolve ...
-How To Bake The Best Chocolate Pie
Take one-third of a cupful chocolate, grated; one pint of milk, one-third of a cup sugar, three eggs, and one teaspoonful vanilla. Dissolve the chocolate in a little of the milk, whip up the eggs and ...
-Recipes For Baking Rhubarb Pie
Plain Rhubarb Pie Cut the leaf off the stem and pull the skin off, cut Into small pieces. Line pie pan with your pie crust and fill with the rhubarb, to each cupful of rhubarb take half cup sugar, sp...
-Recipes For Baking Gooseberry Pie
Plain Gooseberry Pie Stem and wash as many gooseberries as you think it will take for your pie, for each cupful of gooseberries take half cupful sugar, or more, amount of sugar depending on ripeness ...
-Recipes For Baking Apricot Pie
Dried Apricot Wash and pick over the dried apricots, put in pan, add a little water and cook until soft, when soft sweeten to taste stirring in the sugar, then let cool. Line pie pan with plain pie c...
-Recipes For Baking Peach Pie
Fresh Peach Pie Peel enough peaches and slice into thin slices, to each cup of sliced peaches add half cup sugar. Line pie pan with pie dough and fill, put tablespoonful melted butter over the peache...
-Recipes For Baking Pumkin Pie
Plain Pumpkin Pie One pint of fresh cooked or canned pumpkin. One and one-half cupfuls sugar. Two tablespoonful flour. Four eggs. One pint milk. Cinnamon, ginger and salt to taste. Mix the pump...
-Recipes For Baking Sweet Potato Pie
Sweet Potato Pie One and one-half cup boiled and pulped sweet potatoes. One and one-half cupfuls milk. Three-fourths cup sugar. One-half teaspoonful lemon or two tablespoonful brandy. Yolks of tw...
-Recipes For Baking Apple And Peach Dumpling
Peach Dumpling Take good, fresh, ripe fruit, wash and peel, cut into halves, taking seed out. Make a good rich puff paste and roll out one-fourth inch thick, cut into squares large enough to cover a ...
-Recipes For Baking Plum Pudding And Fruit Roll
Plum Pudding One pound sugar. One pound raisins. One pound currants. One-half pound citron and orange peel. One pound suet chopped fine. Five eggs. Three teaspoonful soda. Three teaspoonful ci...
-General Directions For Baking Cakes
As so much depends on good ingredients in cake making, each ingredient will be dealt with separately. Flour - General Directions For Baking Cakes Flour is one of the most important ingredients used ...
-The Oven and How to Bake
The oven should be moderately hot, it should be heated up before the cake is ready to go in. One way to tell if the oven is right is to put a small spoon of flour in the oven if this turns a nice brow...
-How To Bake Christmas Fruit Cake
One pound good butter. One pound powdered sugar. One pound flour. One pound currants, cleaned and dried. Twelve eggs. Heaping teaspoonful each of ground ginger, cinnamon and mixed spices. Lemon ...
-How To Bake Large Fruit Cake
Two pounds good butter. Two pounds powdered sugar. Two and one-fourth pounds flour. Eighteen eggs. One-fourth pound each of citron, lemon and orange peel. One pound chopped almonds. Tablespoonf...
-Recipes For Baking Fruit Cake
Little Fruit Cake One pound, two ounces flour. One pound good firm butter. One pound powdered sugar. Ten eggs. Half pound currants. Half pound chopped figs. One and one-fourth pounds seedless or ...
-How To Bake Birthday Fruit Cake
One pound good butter. One pound, two ounces of flour. One pound of sultana raisins. One teaspoonful good mixed spices. Half pound each of sliced citron, orange and lemon peels. One pound sugar. ...
-Recipes For Baking Angel Food Cake
Angel Food Fourteen ounces flour. Fourteen ounces powdered sugar. Three-fourths teaspoonful cream of tartar. Whites of twenty-four eggs. Flavoring, any kind. Sift the flour and cream of tartar togeth...
-Recipes For Baking Pound Cake
Pound Cake Six eggs. One pound sugar. One pound butter. One pound, four ounces flour. One tablespoonful baking powder. One cup milk. Flavoring. Cream the sugar and butter, add the milk, mixing...
-Recipes For Baking Lady Cake
Lady Cake Three-fourths pound sugar. Half pound butter. One pound flour. Ten egg whites. Teaspoonful vanilla. Two teaspoonful baking powder. Rub sugar and butter together until very light, beat...
-Recipes For Baking Orange Cake and Silver Cake
Orange Cake Two pounds pulverized sugar. Two and one-half pounds flour. One and one-half pounds butter. Sixteen eggs. One tablespoonful vanilla. Rub the sugar and butter together until light and...
-Recipes For Baking Gold Cake, Diamond Cake and Cheap White Cake
Gold Cake Two pounds flour. One pound butter. One pound, six ounces powdered sugar. Yolks of twenty eggs. One pint milk. One and one-half ounces baking powder. Two teaspoonful orange flavoring....
-Recipes For Baking Cakes With Nuts
Hickory Nut Cake One and one-half pounds flour. One pound sugar. One-half pound hickory nut kernels. Twelve ounces good butter. Whites of twelve eggs. Half pint sweet milk. Teaspoonful lemon or...
-Recipes For Baking Devils Food Cake
Devils Food Cake One pound brown sugar. One and one-half pounds flour. Four eggs. Four ounces good butter. Half pint sweet milk. Three teaspoonful baking powder. Teaspoonful vanilla. Four ounc...
-How To Bake Birthday Layer Cake
Two cups powdered sugar. Three-fourths cup butter. Eight eggs. Half cup milk. Four cups flour. Two teaspoonful baking powder. Teaspoonful allspice. Teaspoonful cinnamon. Teaspoonful ground cl...
-Recipes For Baking King And Princess Layer Cakes
King Layer Cake One and a half pounds sugar. Twelve ounces butter. One pint milk. Two pounds flour. Whites of twelve eggs. Three teaspoonful baking powder. Two teaspoonful flavoring. Rub the ...
-Recipes For Baking Chocolate And Cocoanut Layer Cakes
Chocolate Layer Cake, Two cups sugar. Half cup butter. One cup sweet milk. Five egg whites. Two teaspoonful baking powder. Two cupsful flour. One teaspoonful vanilla. Cream the sugar and butte...
-Recipes For Baking Sunday And Mixed Layer Cakes
Sunday Layer Cake Three-fourths pound sugar. Half pound butter. Whites of ten eggs. Half pint milk. One pound, four ounces flour. Two teaspoonful baking powder. Teaspoonful vanilla. Cream the ...
-How To Bake Orange Layer Cake
Two cups powdered sugar. One cup good butter.. Five eggs. One cup milk. Two teaspoonful baking powder. Two teaspoonful vanilla. Three and one-half cupsful flour. Rub the butter and sugar to a c...
-Recipes For Baking Jelly, Cream And Yellow Layer Cakes
Jelly Layer Cake Half cupful of butter. One and one-half cupful sugar. Two cupsful flour. Half cup milk. Three teaspoonful baking powder. Rub butter and sugar together until light, add the eggs ...
-Recipes For Baking Plain Layer Cakes
Plain Layer One pound, two ounces flour. Twelve ounces sugar. Half pound butter. Half pint milk. Five eggs. Two teaspoonful baking powder. One teaspoonful extract. Cream the sugar and butter, ...
-How To Make Cake Icing
Break the eggs then put a handful sugar on them, then commence beating, then keep adding a little sugar at a time until all is whipped in, this makes a nice smooth icing. The eggs should always be co...
-Recipes For Making Cake Icing
Water Icing XXXX confectioner's sugar is the best sugar for icing, it cost a little more but is cheaper in the long run, as it takes up more sugar. Plain water icing is made by simply mixing sifted ...
-Recipes For Making Cake Fillings
Fresh Fruit Filling Wash and pick over the fruit, then wash, add enough powdered sugar to sweeten, spread between the layers, ice the top. Peach Cream Filling Take good ripe peaches, peel and cut i...
-Recipes For Making Chocolate Icing Or Filling
Chocolate Icing Or Filling One cup milk. One cup grated chocolate. One and a half cups pulverized sugar. Two eggs. One teaspoonful vanilla. Put the milk in a pan and set on the stove and let com...
-Recipes For Baking Sponge Cake
Sponge Cake Nine eggs. Half pound powdered sugar. Twelve ounces flour. Four ounces cornstarch. Lemon or vanilla flavoring. Beat the yolks of the eggs, then put in bowl and cream in the sugar a ...
-Recipes For Baking Sheet Cake
Sheet Cake One pound unwashed butter. One pound, two ounces sugar. Four eggs. One pint milk. Two pounds flour. Two tablespoonful baking powder. Lemon, almond or vanilla flavor. Rub the butter...
-Recipes For Baking Lady Fingers
Lady Fingers One pound powdered sugar. One pound flour. Fifteen eggs. Lemon flavor. Beat the yolks and whites separately, cream the sugar and egg yolks, adding the yolks a little at a time, add f...
-Recipes For Baking Jelly Rolls
Jelly Roll Twelve eggs. One pound sugar. One pound, two ounces flour. One ounce baking powder. Vanilla flavor. Whip the sugar and eggs together until very light, then stir in flour, baking powder and...
-Recipes For Baking Strawberry Short Cake
Strawberry Short Cake One pound butter. One pound, four ounces flour. Six eggs. Half pint milk. Half pound butter. Two to three teaspoonful baking powder. Strawberry flavor. Rub the sugar and ...
-Recipes For Baking Cream Puffs And Crullers
Cream Puffs Take one pint of water and half cupful milk, mix together, add eight ounces lard and set on the fire and let come to a boil, let boil two minutes. But be sure it boils, then stir into it ...
-Recipes For Baking Lemon Snaps
Lemon Snaps One pound powdered sugar. Three eggs. One pound flour. Three ounces butter. Teaspoonful baking powder. Lemon. Rub the butter and sugar together, add eggs and cream in, add lemon and...
-Recipes For Baking Drop Cakes And Tea Cakes
Drop Cakes Ten ounces sugar. Six ounces butter and lard mixed. Four eggs. Half pint milk. One pound flour. Two teaspoonful baking powder. One teaspoonful vanilla. Cream the sugar and butter, a...
-Recipes For Baking Cookies and Sugar Cookies
Cookies One cup butter. Three-fourths cup lard. Two cupsful sugar. One cupful sour milk. One level teaspoonful soda. Two eggs. Two teaspoonful flavoring. Rub the sugar, butter and lard to a cr...
-Recipes For Baking Chocolate Cookies And Raisin Cookies
Chocolate Cookies Half cup milk. Half cupful butter. Half cupful lard. One cupful of sugar. Four eggs. One teaspoonful baking powder. One teaspoonful vanilla. One-half cup grated chocolate. C...
-Recipes For Baking Vanilla Wafers And Cocoanut Cookies
Vanilla Wafers Ten ounces sugar. One pound butter. One pint sweet milk. Four eggs. One pound flour. Two teaspoonful baking powder. Two teaspoonful vanilla. Rub butter and sugar to a cream, then rub...
-Recipes For Baking Cup Cakes And Royal Ginger Cake
Cup Cakes Two cups sugar. One cup butter. Six eggs. Eight cups flour. One and one-half cups milk. One and one-half tablespoonful baking powder. Flavor with lemon or almond. Cream the butter, a...
-Recipes For Baking Ginger Bread
Ginger Bread One pint molasses. Half pound sugar. Four ounces lard or butter. One pint water. One ounce soda. Two and one-half pounds of flour. Tablespoonful ground ginger. Teaspoonful ground ...
-Recipes For Baking Ginger Cookies
Ginger Cookies Four ounces butter or lard. One cup milk. Two cups New Orleans molasses. Half cup brown sugar. One ounce soda. One teaspoonful cinnamon. One tablespoon ground ginger. Four cups ...
-Recipes For Baking Ginger Snaps
Ginger Snaps Eight ounces sugar. Six ounces lard. Half cup water. Two pounds, two ounces flour. One pint of molasses. One teaspoonful allspice. Two teaspoonful ground ginger. Two teaspoonful s...
-Recipes For Baking Candy
Corn Mixture Pop your corn and sieve it with a sifter that has holes large enough to let the unpoped corn fall through. Then place in your kettle one pound of sugar, put on just enough water to start...
-Recipes For Baking Peanut Candy
Peanut Candy Take two pounds of brown sugar and put in pan add just a little water, set on fire and let come to a boil, then add one pound peanuts, let cook until when you drop some of it in cold wat...
-Weights And Measures In Baking
Liquid Measure 2 1/2 teaspoonful make One Tablespoonful. 4 tablespoonful make one Wineglassful. 2 Wineglassfuls make One Gill. 2 Gills make One Teacupful. 2 Teacupsful make One Pint. 2 Pints mak...









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