Recipe: Nut Ginger Muffins

Place in a mixing bowl

  • One-half cup of brown sugar,
  • One cup of molasses,
  • One-half cup of water,
  • One teaspoon soda,
  • Two teaspoons ginger,
  • One teaspoon cinnamon,
  • One-half teaspoon allspice,
  • Six tablespoonfuls shortening,
  • One egg,
  • Three cups of flour,
  • Two teaspoons baking powder,
  • One-half cup finely chopped peanuts.

Beat thoroughly to mix and then fill into well-greased and floured muffin pans, filling the pans little more than half full. Bake in a moderate oven for twenty minutes. This amount will make about eighteen Muffins.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss