Sugar, 1 cup,

Eggs, 2,

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.