This section is from the "The New Home Cook Book" book, by Ladies Of Chicago Et Al. Also available from Amazon: The Home Cook Book: Tried, Tested, Proved.
Ella Waggoner, Toledo. Eight heaping tablespoons sugar, four eggs, four tablespoons melted butter, two tablespoons milk, and two of wine (or four of milk), and a pinch of soda dissolved in water. Fry in hot lard; sprinkle sugar over when hot.
Mrs. Fred. A. Arnold. Three eggs, two cups sugar, one-half cup butter, one cup of sweet milk, three teaspoons baking powder; spice to taste.