Recipe: Oatmeal Scones

  • 1 cup cold porridge (stiff)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon fat
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder or ¼ teaspoon soda
  • 1 teaspoon corn syrup
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Mix soda, boiling water and fat. Mix all. Turn on board. Mould flat—cut ¼-inch thick and bake on griddle.

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