2 cupfuls sugar 1 cupful molasses
1 cupful milk
2 cupfuls chopped fruit 6 cupfuls flour
1 cupful butter
1 teaspoonful soda 1 teaspoonful salt 1 teaspoonful each, cinnamon and cloves
Cream butter and sugar, add eggs, molasses, milk, part of flour, soda dissolved in little water, salt and spices, and fruit stirred first in the remainder of the flour. Drop from a teaspoon on buttered tins.
2 cupfuls sugar flour
1 cupful butter 4 eggs
1 cupful milk 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder
1 teaspoonful vanilla flavoring
Cream butter and sugar, add milk and beaten yolks and sifted flour with baking powder sifted in, to make rather a stiff batter. Then add flavoring and the well beaten whites. Bake in buttered gem pans.