- ¼ cup shortening 2 cups flour
- ¼ cup sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 egg ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¾ cup milk
Cream the shortening; add the sugar and egg well beaten; beat well, add the milk, flour, baking powder, and salt, which have been sifted together; beat again, and bake in hot greased muffin pans twenty minutes in a moderate oven.
Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)