Recipe: Rye Drop Cakes

One pint of warm milk, with half a teaspoonful of soda dissolved in it, a little salt, four eggs well beaten, and rye flour enough to make a thin batter; bake in small cups, BUTTERed, and in a hot oven, or in small CAKES upon a hot griddle.

The Whitehouse Cookbook, by Mrs. F.L. Gillette (Year 1887)