- 1½ cups flour, 1 egg well beaten
- 3 teaspoons baking powder, 1 tablespoon melted shortening
- ½ teaspoon salt, ½ cup milk
- 1 tablespoon sugar, ¾ cup water
Mix and sift dry ingredients; add egg well beaten, shortening, and liquid; beat well, and cook on a hot griddle. The CAKES should be small and should be served very hot with BUTTER and sirup.
Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)