1 1/4 cupfuls bread flour 1/2 teaspoonful salt 1 1/8 cupfuls milk

1 egg

1 teaspoonful melted butter or other fat

Sift the salt and flour together; pour the milk in a mixing-bowl, and beat the flour mixture in slowly, stirring thoroughly to make a smooth batter. An egg-beater gives good results. Add the egg, beaten light, and the melted shortening, beat hard for two minutes, half fill deep gem-pans, well heated and oiled, and bake fifty minutes in a slow oven.


1 1/2 cupfuls bread flour 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1 cupful rich, sweet cream, or

1 cupful milk and 3 table-spoonfuls melted butter

1/4 teaspoonful salt

2 eggs

Sift together the dry ingredients. Add the egg yolks, beaten and mixed with the milk, the melted butter, if it be used; lastly, fold in the egg whites, beaten dry. Have both sides of the waffle iron hot and well-oiled. Put a tablespoonful of the mixture in each compartment and let down the top. When the mixture is baked on one side, turn the iron to brown the other side. Remove-the cooked waffles with a fork.

How To Make Quick Muffins

Twin Mountain Muffins

2 tablespoonfuls butter or oleomargarine 2 tablespoonfuls sugar 1/2 teaspoonful salt

1 cupful milk

2 cupfuls bread flour

3 teaspoonfuls baking powder

Melt the butter and add the sugar and egg; sift the baking powder with the flour, and add to the first mixture, alternating with the milk. Bake in well-oiled gem-pans twenty-five minutes.

Blueberry Muffins

Add one and one-half cupfuls of blueberries to the flour in the preceding recipe and proceed as directed.

Date Muffins

2 cupfuls bread or whole wheat flour

3 teaspoonfuls baking powder

1/2 teaspoonful salt

3/4 cupful quartered dates 4 tablespoonfuls melted butter or oleomargarine 1 1/4 cupfuls milk 1 egg

Mix the dates with the flour, baking powder and salt. Put the egg and milk in a bowl, beat together, add the flour mixture and the melted shortening, beat well, and bake twenty-five minutes in a moderate oven.

Bran Muffins

2 tablespoonfuls Barbadoes molasses

1 teaspoonful soda

1 teaspoonful salt

2 cupfuls sour milk

1 egg (well-beaten)

1 tablespoonful melted butter or other shortening 1 cupful bread flour 3 cupfuls bran

Mix the ingredients in the order given. Beat well, and bake thirty minutes in well-oiled gem-pans.

Eggless Johnny Cake

1 1/2 cupfuls home-ground cornmeal 2 1/2 cupfuls bread flour 1/3 cupful sugar (optional) 6 teaspoonfuls baking powder

1 cupful milk

1 cupful water

1/2 teaspoonful salt

2 tablespoonfuls melted beef, oleomargarine, bacon fat, or drippings

Mix together the dry ingredients. Stir in the milk and water, add the melted fat and bake in a well-oiled dripping pan in a quick oven.