Ginger Bread - Home Rule

One-fourth cup of sugar, one-half cup of molasses, one-fourth cup of sour milk or cream (use more butter with milk), one cup of flour (scant), two teaspoonsfuls of butter (four, if milk is used), one egg, well beaten, three-fourths teaspoonful of ginger, three-fourths teaspoonful of cinnamon, one-fourth teaspoonful of soda. Mix the melted butter with the sugar. Mix the molasses, sour milk, and soda together. Beat the egg, and put with this, and put into it the creamed butter and sugar, and into this stir the flour, with which the spices have been mixed. Beat well, and bake in a moderate oven.

Ginger Cake - Class Rule

Two tablespoonfuls of sugar, one-half tablespoonful of butter, one tablespoonful of beaten egg, one-fourth cup of flour, one-half teaspoonful of baking powder, one-fourth cup of molasses, two tablespoonfuls of sweet milk, one-fourth teaspoonful of ginger and cinnamon each, a speck of soda. Put together and bake same as gingerbread.

Coffee Ginger Cake - Home Rule

One-half cup of coffee, one-half cup of sugar, two ta-blespoonfuls of butter, one egg (well beaten), one and one-half cups of flour, one and one-half teaspoonfuls of baking powder, one cup of sorghum molasses, one-half teaspoonful of ginger and the same of cinnamon, one-half teaspoonful of salt. Put together as above.

Coffee Ginger Cake - Class Rule

Sugar two level tablespoonfuls, butter one-half table-spoonful, eggs two level tablespoonfuls (about one-fourth of an egg), flour one-fourth of a cup plus two table-spoonfuls, baking powder three-fourths of a teaspoonful, sorghum molasses one-fourth of a cup, ginger one-eighth of a teaspoonful, cinnamon one-eighth of a teaspoonful, salt one-eighth of a teaspoonful, coffee (cold from break-fast) two tablespoonfuls. If the molasses is at all acid, a very little soda must be used.

Raised Doughnuts

When the dough for buns is ready to shape, roll on the molding board, cut into doughnuts, and fry in hot fat. When done, dust with powdered sugar and cinnamon.

Doughnuts with Soda

One egg, three-fourths cup of sour milk, three-fourths cup of sour cream, one level teaspoonful of soda, one level teaspoonful of salt, one-half level teaspoonful of cinnamon, one cup of sugar, four level cups of sifted flour. This makes about four dozen doughnuts.

Doughnuts with Baking Powder

Make same as doughnuts with soda, except use sweet milk and four generous teaspoonfuls of baking powder instead of sour milk and soda.

Class Rule for Doughnuts with Soda, Using Fat Instead of Cream.

One-fourth cup of sour milk, one-fourth cup of sugar, three-fourths cup and three tablespoonfuls of flour, two teaspoonfuls of melted fat, two tablespoonfuls of slightly beaten egg, one-eighth teaspoonful of soda (sifted with the flour), one-eighth teaspoonful of salt, one-sixth tea-spoonful of cinnamon.

Almond Wafers

One-half cup of butter, one cup of powdered sugar, two cups of flour, one-half cup of cold water. Cream the butter and sugar. Add flour and water alternately, thoroughly incorporating the one portion before adding more, and so continue until all is used. Add one teaspoon-ful of almond extract. Spread thinly as possible on greased baking sheets. Scatter shredded almonds thickly over the top, and bake. Cut in squares as soon as taken from the oven, remove from tin, and.roll, if desired. They must be cut, removed from pan and rolled quickly, as they soon cool and lose all elasticity.