- 1/2 pint sifted flour.
- 1/2 cup sugar.
- 1/4 tsp. salt.
- 1 egg.
- 1/2 cup milk.
- 1 tbsp. butter.
- 2 tsps. baking powder (level).
Beat the butter and sugar to a CREAM, add the unbeaten egg, beat vigorously for 3 or 4 minutes, add the salt, then the flour, with which the baking powder should be mixed. Beat for a few seconds, then turn the batter into a small, buttered PUDDING dish, bake about 25 minutes in a moderate oven; serve with lemon Sauce.
The Fun of Cooking, by Caroline French Benton (Year 1915)