Rolls

Three pints of unsifted flour; three ounces of butter melted; one pint of sweet milk scalded and then used lukewarm; half a cake of Fleischmann's compressed yeast dissolved in half a cup full of the warm milk taken out of the pint, two tablespoonfuls of white granulated sugar; one teaspoonful of salt; sift the flour and put into a large bowl, make a hole in the centre of it and stir in all the ingredients until you have a thin sponge; cover the bowl, set it in a warm place and let it rise three and a half hours, then make it into a dough and put it on the bread board with half a pint more flour and knead it five minutes, then let it rise again one hour, then roll out half an inch thick, cut with a cake cutter, rub a little melted butter over the tops, fold one half over and let them rise half an hour; bake twenty-five minutes.

Rusk. - Double Baked

One pint of sweet milk scalded and then used lukewarm; half a cake of Fleischmann's compressed yeast dissolved in half a cup full of the warm milk taken out of the pint; three ounces of fresh butter melted; two tablespoonfuls of white granulated sugar; one teaspoonful of salt; three pints of unsifted flour; sift the flour and put it into a large bowl, make a hole in the centre of it and stir in all the ingredients until you have a thin sponge, cover the bowl, set it in a warm place and let it rise three and a half hours; then make it into a dough and put it on the bread board with half a pint more flour and knead it five minutes, then let it rise again one hour, then make it into a loaf and bake it. When it is done and cold cut it into slices half an inch thick and bake them on both sides.

Strawberry Short Cake

One heaped pint of sifted flour; two teaspoon-fuls of baking powder; two ounces of fresh butter; half a teaspoonful of salt; one gill and a half of rich sweet milk; one quart of strawberries, and half a pint of fine powdered white sugar; mix the flour and baking powder together; put the milk, butter and salt into a sauce pan over the fire, and when the milk is warm enough to melt the butter stir it into the flour. Make it quickly into a soft dough, divide it in two parts, roll them out half an inch thick and large enough to cover the bottom of two tin pie plates. Bake in a quick oven fifteen minutes. When done split them whilst hot and butter them with fresh butter. Mash the strawberries and sugar together, then put a layer of cake crust down and a layer of strawberries, then another cake crust down and strawberries, and so on, finishing with the strawberries. Sift powdered sugar over the top and serve with sweetened cream or a custard sauce; both are excellent.

Waffles

Five fresh eggs separated, the yolks put into the pan the waffles are to be mixed in, one pint of milk warmed, but not hot, one tablespoonful of fresh butter melted, one teaspoonful of salt, one heaped pint of flour, with three teaspoonfuls of baking powder mixed with it, and one tablespoonful of white sugar beaten with the, whites to a stiff foam; beat the yolks and stir in the milk, butter and salt, then stir in the flour, and last, the whites. Bake as soon as the whites are in.