Sugar, 1 cup,
Sour milk, 1 cup,
Melted shortening, 3 tablespoons,
Salt, 1 level teaspoon,
Cream of tartar, 1 level teaspoon,
Baking-soda, 1 1/2 teaspoons,
Flour, nutmeg, cinnamon.
Use flour enough to roll as soft as can be handled; spice to taste with the nutmeg and cinnamon; roll out, cut into shapes, and fry in deep hot fat till a delicate brown.