Recipe: Molasses Sauce

  •  1/2 cup molasses.
  •  1/2 cup water or 1/2 tbsp. vinegar.
  •  2 (l.) tsps. flour.
  •  1/2 cup sugar.
  •  1 tbsp. lemon juice.
  •  1 tbsp. butter.
  •  1/2 ssp. salt.

Mix the flour and sugar together. Pour the boiling water upon it. Add the molasses and place on the range. Simmer for 10 minutes. Add the other ingredients; boil up once and serve. (Omit lemon if vinegar is used.)

The Fun of Cooking, by Caroline French Benton (Year 1915)