Emergency Drop Muffins

1 1/2 cups pastry flour.

3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder.

teaspoon salt.

3 tablespoons lard 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup water.

MIX and sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Work in lard, using the tips of the finger; then add milk and water, mixing quickly. Drop by spoonfuls into buttered, hot iron gem pans and bake in a hot oven fifteen minutes.

Manhattan Muffins

cup butter cup sugar l egg.

1 cup milk.

2 cups bread flour 1/2 teaspoon salt.

4 teaspoons baking powder.

Cream butter, and add gradually, while beating constantly, sugar; then add egg well beaten, milk, and flour mixed and sifted with salt and baking powder. Beat thoroughly and bake in buttered gem pans in a hot oven twenty-five minutes.

Tea Muffins

3 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup sugar.

1 egg.

1 teaspoon soda.

1 cup milk.

2 cups flour.

2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon salt.

Cream butter, add sugar, gradually, and egg, well beaten; then add milk, alternately, with flour mixed and sifted with remaining ingredients. Turn into buttered gem pans and bake in a moderate oven from twenty to twenty-five minutes.

Rye Breakfast Gems

1 cup rye flour 1 cup bread flour 1/2 teaspoon salt.

5 teaspoons baking powder.

2 eggs.

1 cup milk .

2 tablespoons molasses.

Mix and sift flour, salt, and baking powder; then add eggs, well beaten, milk, and molasses. Beat thoroughly and bake in buttered gem pans in a hot oven twenty-five minutes.

Oatmeal Muffins

2 cups rolled oats 1 1/2 cups sour milk cup melted butter 1/3 cup sugar.

1 egg, well beaten 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup flour.

Soak rolled oats in sour milk over night. In the morning add remaining ingredients; fill buttered iron gem pans with mixture and bake in a hot oven twenty minutes.

Bran Muffins

1 cup flour.

1 teaspoon soda.

1 teaspoon salt.

2 cups bran 1 cups milk 1/2 cup molasses.

1 egg.

Mix and sift flour, soda and salt. Add bran, milk, molasses and egg, well beaten. Bake in buttered individual tins. The egg may be omitted and the result will be satisfactory.