2 cups (8 ozs.) stale bread, diced
1 cup (4 ozs.) flour or potato flour
2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon 1/2 oz.) sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ( 1/2 oz.) lard, melted
1 egg, beaten
11/2 cups (3/4 pt.) milk
1 cup (1/2 pt.) water
Cover bread with cold water and soak till soft; then squeeze out all superfluous water. Put bread into a bowl, add flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, lard, egg, milk, and water. Mix and allow to stand ten minutes. Drop in spoonfuls on hot greased griddle; when full of bubbles, turn, and when cooked on both sides serve hot.
Breakfast Puffs without Eggs
2 cups ( 1/2 lb.) flour or Graham flour
1 cup (1/2 pt.) cold water
1 cup (1/2 pt.) milk
Sift flour into a bowl and gradually add water and milk and beat together ten minutes with egg beater; divide into well-greased gem pans and bake in moderate oven fifteen to twenty minutes.
Do not use salt. Serve hot with butter or sirup.