Recipe: Buns

  • 1 cup scalded milk ½ yeast cake
  • 1/3 cup shortening ¼ cup lukewarm water
  • ¼ cup sugar ½ cup currants
  • 1 teaspoon salt 3½ cups flour

Mix milk, shortening, sugar, and salt; when lukewarm, add yeast dissolved in lukewarm water; add currants, and[Pg 142] flour enough to knead (a little more or less than the three and one-half cups may be required); let rise until double in bulk; knead, and shape into small round BUNS; place in a greased baking pan two inches apart, and let rise until light; brush with milk, dust with powdered sugar, and bake in a hot oven about twenty minutes.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)