- 1 cup dried and sifted Bread crumbs 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon shortening ½ cup milk
- 1 tablespoon sugar ¾ cup flour
- ½ teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder
- ½ cup boiling water
Mix crumbs, shortening, sugar, salt, and boiling water; when cool add the egg well beaten, the milk, flour, and baking powder; beat well and bake in greased muffin pans twenty minutes in a moderate oven.
Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)