Ingredients:

I lb. Finest Flour. lb. Butter.

lb. Lard, or Sheep-tail Fat.

1 teaspoonfuls of Baking Powder.

Some Milk and Water.

Rub the baking powder into the flour; mix the lard by rubbing into the flour, then mix the flour with milk and water very lightly, to the consistency of dough - not too stiff; then roll out thinly, spread butter all over, dust with flour, roll out again. Repeat the process till all the butter is used.

Pie Crust

Ingredients:

I lb. Flour, lb. Butter. lb. Lard.

I tea-cup of Cream.

1 teaspoonfuls of Baking Powder.

Cold Water.

Mix the flour, baking powder, and lard dry, then moisten with cream and water, roll out and spread with butter twice. This makes most deliciously light puff paste. Bake in a quick oven.

Pie Crust

(Cheap)

Ingredients:

2 cups of Flour.

2 tablespoonfuls of Lard.

I teaspoonful of Baking Powder, mixed with I pint of Cold Water.

Mix all together and roll out.