Water Bread No. 1

(Two Small Loaves)

2 cupfuls of tepid water. 1 teaspoonful of salt.

compressed yeast cake. 6 to 7 cupfuls of flour.

For mixing, kneading, and baking, see general directions given at head of chapter.

Water Bread No. 2

(Two Small Loaves)

2 cupfuls of tepid water. cake of compressed yeast. 1 teaspoonful of salt. 6 to 7 cupfuls of flour.

1 tablespoonful of sugar. 1 tablespoonful of butter, lard, drippings, or cottolene.

For mixing, kneading, and baking, see general directions given at head of chapter.

Milk Bread

Make the same as Water Bread No. 2, but use milk in place of the water, or use half milk and half water.

Potato Bread

Add one medium-sized mashed boiled potato to the sponge of any of the foregoing receipts. Potato gives a more moist bread, which retains its freshness longer.

Receipt For One Loaf Of Bread Or One Pan Of Biscuits To Be Made In Two Hours

1 cupful of scalded milk. cupful of butter. 3 yeast cakes.

1 tablespoonful of sugar. teaspoonful of salt. White of one egg.

3 to 4 cupfuls of flour.

Make a sponge; let it stand in a warm place in a pan of warm water until full of bubbles; then add the flour, knead it for twenty minutes, mold into loaf, and let it rise in the baking-pan until double in size, and bake.