The following table gives approximately the time for cooking bread and cake. The time will in some cases vary, owing to the quantity to be cooked, the state of the fire, and for other unforeseen reasons.

Baked

Bread, brick loaf

40 to 60 minutes

Biscuit

10 to 20 minutes

Graham gems

30 minutes

Pie crust

30 to 40 minutes

Rolls......................

10 to 15 minutes

Fried

Fritters

3 to 5 minutes

Muffins....................

3 to 5 minutes

Doughnuts

3 to 5 minutes

Baked

Plain cake

20 to 40 minutes

Sponge cake................

45 to 60 minutes

cookies

10 to 15 minutes

Custards

15 to 20 minutes

Gingerbread

20 to 30 minutes

Rice pudding

1 hour

Bread pudding

1 hour

Tapioca pudding...........

1 hour

All steamed puddings require from 2 to 3 hours.